Alba Hills Guest House
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... met the previous night we went to the National Art Gallery and the Christmas market that Edinburgh was having. Unfortunately I forgot to take pictures of all of that.
It wasn't until we went to a pub called Dirty ***** and decided that we must try some haggis that I remembered I was a tourist and I should probably take some pictures.
Haggis is a traditional Scottish food. It contains ...
... I just stuck with my original purchase. I came across St Giles Cathedral and decided to go in. St. Giles has been there for 800 years; hearing that kinda stuff never ceases to amaze me. I sat in one of the chairs that was set up for service and just took it all in. I think that's one of my favorite things about traveling alone; the ability to sit by yourself in complete silence and appreciate a place. You aren't distracted by anyone, no one is asking ...
... running sound, which I can say is the most under appreciated and difficult job in theatre. No one says a word when you do your job correctly and everyone can hear your mistakes. You also set levels, yet every performance those levels go out the window and you are flying by the seat of your pants.
The kids did a fine job of tech and struggled to maintain their focus during our very important 4 hours. We finished ...
We walked up to the old town across one of the bridges afterwards and looked at St. Giles' church near the castle.
For dinner i had a beef pie (it was horrible and chewy and i didn't eat most of it) and we again sampled a couple of new whiskies. It was a lot pricier this time and they cost double what they'd cost us last night and was about $10 each.
Got back to the room about 8pm ...
... We learned about how single malt whiskies are made and typical characteristics of whiskies from different parts of Scotland. The highlight of the tour was a visit to the Whisky Collection, which consisted of thousands of bottles including some of the oldest, rarest, and highest quality whiskies out there. The downside was the throngs of people milling about the gift shop at the end of the tour. Get what you need and move on, folks! At this point we ...