Alba Hills Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free parking
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... tart with a marmalade sauce!
Today we spent most of the day at the National Museum of Scotland. It is free, and a truly fine place to visit. It has great interactive displays that both kids and the adults all seem to love. Lots of working models and a few full sized models. We certainly didn't get to see all of it. The only museum that I've seen that rivals it is ...
At noon, after three airplane flights, I arrived to the elegant, stark and majestic city of Edinburgh Sofi and John came to the airport to greet me and together we took the tram to the center of town. It's the city's answer to a subway and by far a better choice. It took us through old city streets filled with spires and Georgian and Victorian buildings, then the Royal Mile, a stunning medieval street. After a taxi ride ...
... for an italian restaurant called Vittoria. We were surprised to discover upon walking in that the gentleman who is renting us his apartment is also the manager of the restaurant! A small world indeed. Lunch was lovely, and the restaurant had a special deal for a two-course meal for 10 pounds. In the afternoon we worked out way down the Royal Mile to the Scottish Parliament. Established in 1994 the Scottish Parliament is responsible for dealing with matters that concern ...
... on on this occasion! We returned to Edinbrugh for a day as we really liked it when we first arrived. I wanted to see/hear the 1pm cannons going off at the castle, hahaha... another one of those 'great' tourists attractions. We got all the way there and waited when we heard a small gunfire go off in the distance...we asked a if that was the 1pm cannon fire and were told yes! Too funny, I was expecting a few of them going off one after the ...
... this visit beyond just going to the Hard Rock Cafe, but since we were there we decided to have our final lunch of the trip and forego doing a fancy last dinner. We indulged in a drink, Kara going with a Raspberry Mojito and me going for a childish yet tasty alcoholic beverage known as the Blue Devil. We decided to get one keepsake glass from the Hard Rock Cafe as a memento of the trip.
Next up on our self-guided walk around Edinburgh was the ...