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... blog, postcard writing, trip planning, etc. After his message we head downtown again and check out the Edinburgh Castle. Weather is off and on mist to rain with some sun thrown in just to give you hope. Once again the Fringe is on through the Royal Mile. We stop for lunch at a sausage vendor (really good bratwurst) and check out some of the performers. This done it is off to the castle. Edinburgh Castle is actually several buildings built and rebuilt (due to wars, sieges, ...
... once they realised I wasn't going away and was just going to slow down the big booking they sorted us out and sent us on our way. Out of the caravan parks we stayed at, when it came to customer service, it came second on the terrible list. We managed to make ourselves some hamburgers on our little stove for dinner then headed to bed so we could be up early for our day tour of Orkney Islands the next day. But I'll save that story for part two! More to come in part two of the Scottish ...
... where we had some more the excellent coffee they serve - we got back on the Hop On Hop Off bus and continued the tour around Edinburgh,ending up at a shop that specialises in whiskey in the main tourist area. We got talking to the guys who ran the shop and they said they regularly get requests for Bundy Rum and now will often stock it after their first venture some years ago when they bought a few bottles to test the market, only to have ...
... guys again. I wouldn't say any more than 250 were there so it was nice. Floor level stage. Right up the front. A tiny taste of Kiwi.
A night out with the girls after months of telling yarns about these insanely sized nachos. They were not disappointed. Alfie was in luck, scavenging whatever he could find.
We had an influx of visitors, first Caitlin & Neil came to stay which was nice to see them after a few years and then Richie & Alyssa showed ...
... was, of course, golfing at St. Andrews! It was a great way to end Kyle's summer, before he hits the books at Central College. We returned to Braunschweig with glad hearts for this time spent with our son.
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