Alba Hills Guest House

33 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 2BX, United Kingdom | 2 star hotel
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Still travelling

A travel blog entry by franw56


... there are no boats in the harbor but when the tide is in the local kids have a wonderful time jumping in to the water from the harbor walls. The locals still hang their washing out around the harbor, a practice we learned that has been going on for centuries. I certainly wouldn’t want my washing out for public viewing. The locals obviously don’t have the same hangups about their washing and it made the place seem even more real ...

Castles, Ghosts, and Whisky (Edinburgh)

A travel blog entry by b.mcintyre23


... the organizing in terms of finding flights, hostel, etc. (I guess my mom's organization skills in travel planning has rubbed off on me - although I am definitely not up to her level of unnofficial travel agent for family and friends!).
So, the planning went well, we found flights for super cheap, and a great hostel located in the centre of Edinburgh! There were so many of us, that we ended up renting out a hostel room for twelve people, and another ...

The Road to the Isles

A travel blog entry by margarethilson


... doesn’t seem to be convinced or even care perhaps. The polls indicate that the Better United is
somewhat ahead of the Yes (Independence) vote.
However, this might be deceiving and actually bring votes to the Yes
campaign. My own little poll on the
street where I live shows my cousin’s cousin and his wife, pro-independence,
the guy on the check-out at my grocery store, pro-independence, my neighbor,


A travel blog entry by digordon


... the Dining room's anti chamber we saw described the unusual game of 'Bat the Wombat'. Below decks we saw the petty officer's and other ranks messes and their bunks and the Engine room scrubbed clean enough to have your breakfast there! When we returned to Princes Street we found a glorious pub called Milne's on Rose Street, a Taylor and Walker pub. Food excellent, Bob overpowered by roast of the day both in quality and amount. Walked back up the mound to the ...

My Scottish roots

A travel blog entry by sandraking


... he married my 4x great-grandmother, Elizabeth O’Hara. I also know that he either died or disappeared between then and 1847 as Elizabeth married again on 24th May 1847. Similarly, I wasn’t able to find a birth record for my 3x great-grandfather, John James Rose (John and Elizabeth’s son). From other records, I know that he was born in late 1841 or early 1842 but just haven’t been able to locate his birth or ...

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This 2 star hotel, located in the Prestonfield area of Edinburgh, is near Surgeons' Hall, The Queen's Hall, University of Edinburgh, and Edinburgh Experience.
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