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Stephen said yesterday that he'd be quite happy to only do one thing today, so we did. A lazy Saturday ensued. We had enough bread to have toast for breakfast first, but soon after that we went out down the street to find the Sainsbury's we were informed was there, and also to check out what is here in the neighbourhood. There is a Michelin restaurant (a bit beyond our preferred rice range. And for lunch they're open from 12:15 to 2:15. How wanky is that? What's wrong ...
... back streets.
Once home it was time to pack our bags as once again it would be an early start for or flight to Ireland, having only spent a couple of days in the Scottish capital we felt we could have done much more but knew that we would in time be back to see so much more.
Finally our good nights and goodbyes were said and it was off to bed with the thought of Guinness and good times in the Emerald ...
... boy am I looking forward to doing some washing.
The things I wont miss: smokers, everywhere! And that nasty grappa...
But more importantly, what I loved and will miss: the greek salads, beautiful wines, amazing boat crew, new friends, the strength in the way these people have rebuilt their lives after war, swimming in the Med and the sunshine! My favourite place yet ...
... br> Onward up many
a frightening creek,
though your arms may get sore
and your sneakers may leak.
On and on you will hike
and I know you'll hike far
and face up to your problems
whatever they are.
You'll get mixed up, of course,
as you already know.
You'll get mixed up
with many strange birds as you go.
So be sure when you step.
Step with care and great tact
and remember that Life's
a Great Balancing ...
... mostly tiny little shops with a heap selling tartan and woollen products. At the top of the Royal Mile, the crowds are crazy and it is difficult moving forward, such are the numbers.
As we make our way down the Mile, the crowd dissipates somewhat and we get some breathing space so to speak. There are also a number of pubs as we make our way down the Mile. We go into the Royal Mile Tavern and Noel enjoys a straight whiskey, ...
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