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Well looks like it is my turn to get sick after Judy dropped us off at the airport we booked into the flights and had no trouble both flights from Brussels to Edinburgh went well and smoothly.
When we landed at Edinburgh we walked through to the Immigration area and there were only 5 people in frount of us and i thought …
We started the day on a sad-ish note, Saying goodbye to Northern Ireland. We packed up, turned in the rental car, and kissed the Days Hotel Belfast goodbye. We decided to hop a plane, as the ferry we planned on taking would have taken us 6 hours to get here (3 hour ferry ride, 1 hour bus ride, 2 hour train ride). So we splurged for it, and a half …
... little museum with some of her possessions. Also a pair if Bonnie Prince Charles' pistols.
Adjoining the Palace is the Abbey founded in 1128 by King David 1. It was abandoned after the roof collapsed in 1768. The Palace and Abbey are overlooked by Arthur's seat, one of a group of hills dominating Edinburgh's skyline.
We drove into the town for lunch and a spot of shopping. The sun came out, and ...
... Mountains make for good strong single stone walls whereas in Dingle double walls are made with the local flat sandstone. Patrick McAfee also says that "some dry stone walls deserve to be listed as national treasures." There is no doubt that they are more appreciated now than in the past. Perhaps it was their association with the Famine or a past when we were all that bit poorer, but there was a time, not too distant, when dry stone walls were not held in the high regard ...
... as I think we were the only ones who got his jokes. Next we moved venue to one down the road and caught a very average comedy gig. It was two black chicks who just kept playing the race card and it was just not funny. After the show we headed back to the hostel.
My only full day in Edinburgh was going to be a big one. I had lots planned to cram into the day. It started at 11 with a free walking tour from the Sandemans group who are all over Europe. I have found ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGillis Centre Edinburgh
Despite being very ill this was our second stay here and again they were fantastic rooms were clean an comfortable, Breakfast is basic and the fresh home made bread is so lovely. It is within walking distance of the High street but far enough to be out of the hustle and bustle of the city centre.
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