Alba Hills Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... you are normally able to go into unless you are on one of these tours. We were in the vaults quite a while, and after the tour didn't know whether to feel scared or sad about everything that had happened! It was quite a fun tour though!
The next day, we had a free morning. Some people went on a walking tour, and I went shopping! (No surprise right??) It was nice to be able to walk around and just go inside some shops and look around. I found some things that I ...
... heckler next to stage and burns her on two separate occassions. The last of which puts her in her place and she had the "are you going to let him talk to me like that" look on to her boyfriend for the rest of the show. The boyfriend who to his credit just completely ignores her and continues to watch and laugh at the rest of the act. We trundle off home just missing out on the shops for a midnight snack which pays dividends come next morning.
Today we decide to drive up through the Lakes District to see what everyone raves about. But first, we visit a place called Furness Abbey which is remarkably similar to Tintern Abbey that we saw in Wales, although with its location being not quite so remote as Tintern, it doesn't have quite the same feeling.
We drive up through Ambleside and Keswick, the start of the Lakes ...
... 8217;. I happened upon a busker, surrounded by a huge
crowd. His voice seemed familiar. It was ‘Passenger’, busking to support the
Big Issue and promote his new album!
The walk was led by Hannah, very passionate and
entertaining, taking the group into closes, wynds and courtyards and explaining the
history and little known facts (secrets) of the Royal Mile. The walk wandered
it’s way up the Royal Mile to Edinburgh Castle, ...
... cliff and rock. Walking around the bottom and looking up there is no way you could scale up those rocks and break into the castle! Tonight we went on a tour of greyfiars kirkyard and into the coveranters area of tombs where the area was used as a jail for 5 months during winter where men were kept laying face down in the mud with no roof and barely any food. Slight movement and you were shot and the ones that survived at the end were massacred, so thousands of people were ...