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... to Flemings 'country estate' in Linlithgow - blessed with friends !! Plan on staying at a friends apartment in Leith for November until house is free on 1 December.
So now what ?!?! Sort out house, organise some work and get fit for skiing in Canada over Christmas and New Year
... their private park and there were beautiful daffodils.
We walk through the town to the Scott Monument and climbed to the top. There are 287 stairs and we all climbed to the top. Amazing! It was very winding so we didn't stay up the top long but Lizzie's ear muffs did blow off!
We walked home and had a lively warm hot chocolate.
It is so great to be with our cousins and we have so much exploring to do.
... to be difficult. Emma points out an old Englishman and I walk up to him to ask if he knows where it is located. It just so happens that he is a local guide and he not only shows us the tombstone but offers us the wand to take photos with. He advises us that last month someone stole Sirius Black's plaque to much of our disappointment. We dine in a local patisserie before heading up to the castle again and viewing the national art gallery where we see some Monet, Van Gogh and ...
... night and it is so funny how fast people bonded after a few drinks. Alcohol is really society's social lubricant! Now I have to warn you at the outset that I don't actually remember the names of many of the places that I visited in Scotland. My tour guide had the most soothing Scottish accent that whenever he talked about the history or told Scottish tales, as much as I wanted to listen, I would plonk out. On average, I spent most of my days ...
... in the price, so after paying our extra money we waited around for our tour to start.
Eventually the tour guide (Mark) got started and took us around the distillery, which was very interesting. They distill the single malt Scotch whisky "Glenturret" on site, which is also a component of the blended Scotch whisky "The Famous Grouse" which is what the tour was based on. we got to try the "Famous Grouse" blended Scotch, as well as the "Glenturret", both of which ...