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... not only included the Haka and slightly weird choice of music, but also had band members dancing Gangnam Style. A little surreal, but it was really funny. You can't go past massed pipe bands though, and their generally relaxed, stoic marching style was contrasted by the bass drummers who were really getting into rhythm of the music.
This morning we got the phone fixed, so we now have the internet and mapping on ...
... stairs (seems like every building I went in today had winding stone stairways) and beautiful old wood floors and ceilings. One room had a painted beam ceiling - there were some really strange paintings on that ceiling - devil-like maybe? There is a reproduction done of the ceiling as it originally looked with the bright ...
... of which now escapes me. What an amazing old building, a bit reminiscent of our Birch's! There we did some brousing and Kary bought some lovely prints for Kathryn.
Lisa then led us up Rose Street to a lovely old pub, 'Dirty *****' where we enjoyed a beer and a nice plate of chips. The place's atmosphere derives from its smallness, the woodwork and the clutter of bric-a-brac on the walls and suspended from the ceiling. I determined to open a ...
... although it was a good visit, somehow I expected a little more or for it to be more impressive to look at. Not as big as we expected it to be. Of course the original castle was completely destroyed and only the dungeon and St Margaret's Chapel remain of the original structure. Probably the weather did not help either.
Left the castle grounds and once again we walked along the Royal Mile. We walked the mile yesterday when it was dry and ...
... We also viewed the royal apartments where Mary Queen of Scots gave birth to her only son, James VI.
On leaving the Castle we stopped in at the Whisky Experience Centre to book into the 5pm tour. We then headed down to the Grassmarket area and back to Mussels and Steak for lunch. They had a 5 GBP meal deal of a burger or mussels + wine or beer for lunch.
Our next stop after lunch was at the Library to ...