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... I found traditional fish, chips and mushy peas at the ‘Tiles Café, Bar &
Bistro’. Appropriately named as the walls were covered with interesting tiles.
Today I decided to have a rest from the family research and also from the city centre.
The Royal Yacht Britannia is berthed at the Ocean Terminal in Leith, a twenty
minute bus ride. I hopped on the bus just outside the hotel, assisted by a man
and his black ...
... we wanted to try...our rooms were ready! Roy and I were given a room with a view of Edinburgh Castle.
We settled in, went and ate breakfast, went back to the room, took a shower, and then took a nap! We (Roy and I) were kind of tired. Youth wins...Hannah and Justin went out and walked around the city...they didn't need to nap!
Mid-afternoon, Roy and I got dressed and went for a walk to see if we could find a Hop-on Hop-off bus but no success ...
... out front to deal with another day. It was time for a beer.
We checked into the Ailsa Craig hotel, and then walked a few blocks into New Town, had dinner, and stopped by the Guildford Arms for some ale and traditional live music. The band was great... the pub was overflowing with people and everyone was tapping their feet, dancing, and/or singing along. It was the perfect end to a long day on the road.
... were only 13 - 15 people who turned up. It was hilarious because they advertised a renowned comedian Michael. Nadzha was confused because she was skeptical that he would do a free gig. Later on she read that it was a scam to get people to attend. When it started, we ended up in the front because everyone was seated. The guy that introduces the comedians was pretty good. He started engaging with the audience and I was doing everything to avoid him. He selected people and asked them ...
... planning their wedding when I was there and I saw my first suit of armor in the hotel foyer. One of the reception staff offered to take me to town (Musselburgh) if I wanted to go down with her and I could take a bus back up, she said. I agreed and rode down with her. When she dropped me off she made a very distinct point about telling me to take bus #40 to Penicuit. She kept repeating Penicuit - even spelled it, and said when I get off I would just 'walk up the ...
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