The Northfield House Hotel
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... dinner he got Indian instead cause it was the only thing still open. The next day was an early start so we could drive down to Edinburgh to drop Dad Davidson at the train station so he could head back to London to meet Sonya and head back home. When we were waiting for the platform to come up we were reading the "train updates" and one said that the service was cancelled between Perth and Inverness due to flooding. We hoped that the roads were still clear as Sim and I were planning ...
... we did find more level streets a block or two off the Royal Mile to make the trip back to our apartment a bit easier. Regardless, we walked about 7 miles our first day but it seemed easy as there is so much to see and many places to break our journey and take a break.
We walked the Royal Mile where we passed tourist gift shops, Scottish woolen shops, whisky shops and lots of pubs and restaurants. Street performers ...
... they were more securely closed. There is access to a few vaults, one
being used as a Wicca meeting place. It is a very cold and dark place and the
atmosphere is enhanced by the use of candle light only. Darren referred a
number of times to possible ghosts, but no one on the tour had such contact.
concluded with a meal at ‘Prezzo’ on North Bridge – a marguerite pizza followed
by affagato (ice cream with expresso coffee)! Yum yum!!
... but the cathedral was just another cathedral. We then visited the writers museum to learn about a few writers famous to Edinburgh. After some lunch we went to the museum which is HUGE! We only saw a third of the museum as there was just so much to see, we mainly looked at the Scottish history and artefacts. We did get to see the dolly the sheep! Tonight we went on another tour through the underground city of the dead! Which is vaults built into the bridge that goes through the centre ...
... longer and colder than ours but not by much, they also have a bit more rain and less sun. Their farm is 800 acres and goes form flat to steep it is in two joining blocks with a house on each end and supports three families. That evening David, Isla, Aiden, Esther and I went for a walk up the hill to the middle of the farm with Shy the one year old heading dog. Shy wasn't so shy with Aiden and kept hugging and licking him onto the ground as they were the same ...