Bonsyde House Hotel
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Along my way through Scotland I became aware of an
organization named Historic Scotland that runs a large number of historic sites
through the country including Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, and a
significant number of other places I intended to visit on my tour around the
country. Individual entrances aren’t cheap, but various passes and memberships
they offer can be a pretty good deal if you plan to see a bunch of their sites.
... we trekked it up to Calton Hill for a superb view over the city.
Back at our hostel, we had a set of bunks in an 8 bed dorm and shared the room with a lovely couple from Argentina, Facundo and Mel. We exchanged email addresses and will be getting in touch with them when we head over there towards the end of the year. Though they probably won't be back in Argentina by then, they might still be able to sort us out with a place to stay on the family farm. Fellow travelers, we love ...
... below (castle was on a huge hill). - Linlithgow: Early afternoon we drove to Linlithgow and had a walk through the castle there. These were mainly ruins, but the warm and sunny afternoon brought it to life. Tonight we found a lovely spot next to the lake in Linlithgow where we enjoyed a scotch egg each and some fish and chip shop chips before calling it a night on our second night wild ...
... be much better at 4£.
The one thing I enjoyed about Edinburgh while driving in was that for a bigger city, the traffic was not congested at all even in the city centre. Out of Reykjavik, Dublin, Belfast; Edinburgh took the prize for being the best big city to drive in. It also takes the prize for being the big city I could see myself wanting to live in, but still unlikely to actually happen.
Parking was expensive though, at 16£ or $25, ...
... which memorialized the 300 women who were accused of witchcraft and burned here. Scotland burned more witches than any other country.
I turned left on Ramsay Street and walked a city block down to where the street turned with a nice view of the New Town across the Princes Street Gardens. After getting the cameo, I walked back up the street to rejoin the descent down Lawnmarket. Near the entrance to Gladstone’s Land, it was suggested to ...