TripAdvisor Reviews Argus Hotel Edinburgh
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... were canceled when the still hot residue from the first firework landed in the crowd because of the high winds. [Note to myself: on my next trip to Scotland bring down clothing because it gets cold up here even in the middle of summer.]
The balance of my time was spent attending several Fringe Festival performances including: the story of Oliver Twist set in 1940s Berlin where the orphanage was a Salon Kitty style brothel, a gritty play set in the ...
As I start to write this blog post, I realized we haven't been up to anything too much since we last wrote. We've been in Scotland for 2 weeks now and have had a fabulous, busy time driving to all the cities and exploring. When we reached Edinburgh we wanted/needed to stay for a few nights just to wind down and try to stay in one place for a longer period of time! We picked a hotel that was in the more ...
... from the Mountain Warehouse. During my time
in the mall, the weather had changed and it was pouring. I got drenched by a
passing car. After checking out the schedule of films at the Omni Centre
located behind the mall, I made my way back to the hotel to change, to return
later to watch ‘Pompeii 3D’. The session started at 6:20pm, but the first half
an hour was made up of advertisements for the coming referendum (on
independence from UK) ...
... with some of our favorite soundtrack instrumentals, and the massed Scottish pipe bands were awesome. It's hard to explain the feeling you get when surrounded by hundreds of pipers in full Highland Regalia playing Scotland the Brave; it is both exciting and intense. The Tattoo concluded with all of the bands returning to play Auld Lang Syne, with the entire audience singing along to the words projected onto the castle. Overall, it was an amazing experience that will not soon be ...
... up two hours early. sooooooo good and the nz army band was supurb, xcellent.
Missed bus home as we do and jim had had a couple of drinks so we got a taxi home.
arrive home and all the neighbours are here. oh dear.3am bed. not used to this. AND its Jims birthday today 3rd so guess its party tonight too
Their daughter sophie and aj (grandson) are here so ...