Travel Blogs from Edinburgh
Another breakfast at the hotel and a long chat with the Australian manager. After checking out our first stop was a large model shop on the way into town. I had noticed a cute store further down the street so I headed there. However, the paving further down the road, outside the concert hall, was very icy so I headed back to the model shop! We had our morning cup of tea at the film house opposite the model shop. Ian noted that the cinema cafe had 17 beers on tap. As we walked down ...
... well I have been for a couple of days. Finally (again) catching up with my communications!
After finally getting to Scotland after the train-debacle, DCD and I have been wandering.
As well as seeing the wonderful old buildings, we also did:
- went through Edinburgh Castle - was hard to believe they did the Military Tattoo there, but we think they build the grandstand in ...
... You would definitely not want to stay here for a long period of time. We then went off to the Edinburgh Tattoo. Wow, what an experience. The NZ band really stood out and were a hit when they played Gangnam Style! The castle, lighting, bands, music, different cultures, all made this show worth while. The Fringe Festival was also on, so after the show the streets were packed with tourists. Hopefully we can purchase a few tickets to events while we are ...
... where it should be, but there was plastic draped across the front. I thought they were painting...no big deal. I went in and saw they were doing a little more than painting- they were renovating. As long as they had a room for me. A lady saw me come in and asked if she could help me. I told her I had a resevation and she asked me to wait. A few minutes later a man came out with a clip board. I told him I had a reservation and he informed me that the previous owner had filed ...
... staring at the columns, a grey haired man, who was already up there, asked if we needed a hand. Erin, always ready to interact with humans, immediately said yes and took his hand. In the three seconds it took for Erin to grab his hand and for him to pull her up, I decided to do it as well, and B followed me. Anne declined, and walked off on her own.
Every time we were high enough to see for miles, we were surprised by all the water. While on the columns, Erin finally asked ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility