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Travel Blogs from Edinburgh
... continued her
stories. She finished the tour in front of the Scottish National War Memorial,
leaving us to visit the parts of the castle that were of particular interest. I
viewed the Scottish Crown Jewels and the War Memorial before leaving the
castle, walking through the Princes Street Gardens to the hotel.
Dinner was Chinese - at Jimmy Chung's All You Can Eat Buffet - not bad - there's plenty to choose from and it's regularly refreshed.
... they served but it was disgusting. I longed for the cheesecake I had on the flight over.
The flight landed safely in Philly and I made it through customs and immigration in a breeze. Tyler picked me up and we headed back to good ol' Salem County.
The trip was absolutely incredible. I met so many wonderful people from all over the world. It as an adventure I will never forget. Thanks KP for letting me visit and travel around UK with you.
... would be the Royal Our - skills driving on the left side of the road. Perhaps a little too confident... until we arrived in Edinburgh.
Driving in Edinburgh proved to be our biggest challenge thus far. None of the roads seem to follow a set pattern, but instead zig-zag all over the place and abruptly narrow so that they are barely wide enough for one car to pass, let alone two. We located the B&B where we ...
... they performed!
One of the highlights was seeing the NZ Army Band perform along with the Lochiel marching team from Wellington. All did us proud. The Band were great, entertaining as well. As well as doing their version of the Haka some of the Band threw their hats off, put their dark shades on and broke out into a Gangnam Style dance. One of the biggest applauses received by the large ...
... to send back home to my kids. The weather was still really good and the place was swarming with people. There was quite a 'queue' to get in and the cost was £16.00. I know it would have been worth it, but I still had a headache, so just took pictures outside and went back to my hotel and another jackhammer nap. The next morning I was scheduled to start the John Muir Way. Somehow in my planning, I had not accounted for the 10th of July and found myself with an extra day. ...