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... to take a walk ( as if we hadn't walked our feet off already). We found a really nice park, there were teams playing cricket and other people having a picnic. It was the warmest day we had had. As we walked we came to a whole other part of the Fringe festival all around the University Then as we were walking back the rain pelted down, and it got cold, luckily we just made it to a tent that had been set up where they were selling crafts. It ...
... back tinge bricking. We then wandered up to Edinburgh Castle. Inside the castle walls, were a number of memorials and museums, including a monument of General Haig, and the Scottish Imperial War Museum. There was also a memorial for the Scottish Fallen Soldiers in past wars, which Cole was very interested in, with death records of each Scottish Regiment.
After leaving the castle, we wandered the Royal Mile, which is a mile long street ...
... at a small cafe and had sandwiches. They were absolutely delicious and cheap, the best kind of sandwiches. We also awkwardy ran into a couple that was staying in our hostel room, but we did not speak. We finished eating and walked back up the street towards the castle. We did some shopping while we were out, and also walked over to new town for a little. New town had a completely different feeling. It was dirty and congested and not at all what I as expecting. We walked back ...
... stories I heard was about a little dog and his master. I knew about the story before my trip from doing research, but it was great to see where this all happened. A man named John Gray, who was a policeman in Edinburgh, had a dog named Bobby. When John Gray died, he was buried in the Greyfriar Graveyard and the dog remained devoted to his master and stayed by his grave for the next 14 years. The dog ...
... outcrop somewhat like an eagle's eyrie. You can see why they chose the spot.
Absolutely pelted down with rain (perhaps to celebrate the birth of a Prince) which made the dark grey buildings of the city look very dour, but definitely with their own ...
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