Picardy Place Hotel
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... Waverley station with eleven minutes to spare . . . . I probably could have made it to Holyrood Palace if it was not for having that beer. Even though there was a bit of a queue I did have time to pick up a sandwich at M&S before taking my seat on the train back to England. Not bad for an hour and a half. I wonder where I will go next week? Any suggestions would be welcomed . . . . ...
... the public and there was security much like in an airport, but once we were inside we were free to look around. No tour required.
The next day we tackled the Princes Street area, finding a nice old pub for lunch. Much busier. We did find a great Italian restaurant for supper not far from our hotel where John could get almost any dish in a gluten free version, including ...
... the Spy
exhibition at the Pacific Northwest Science Center in a display of weapons used
by agents of the Office of Strategic Services, the forerunner of today’s
Central Intelligence Agency. I purchased these items over the counter in Paris,
and only the Germans have a problem with them (as does the state of
The flight entertainment selection included an episode of
Day 11. Today we made a leisurely start. After breakfast we wandered along the Royal Mile. The Royal Mile is the Edinburgh High Street which runs from Holyrood Palace to Edinburgh Castle. Apart from the usual shops there are many other tourist shops selling clan wear and other Scottish Regalia. Two pound sporrans made from vinyl, pet haggis and the like. Saturday morning was particularly busy with several locals attending ...
... had a second heir to the throne – only problem she was is in Norway. So, she jumped on a ship and made her way to take her throne. Problem – ship sinks. Plan B hasn’t worked. So now the King of England tries to fill this power vacuum and before long the English and the Scots are pretty much fighting over the place for a long time.
Day 93 – brings me to tomorrow. We are off to York and Cambridge followed by a little European adventure. ...