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Rainy Monday to wrap up

Edinburgh, United Kingdom Our last day in Edinburgh proved to be a bit of a soggy one, but no worries – we made the best of the day. Popped downstairs for a bit of breakfast, then chatted up some other … Continue reading

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Sunny Sunday

Edinburgh, United Kingdom Yesterday’s rain brought today’s sunshine. It’s a beautiful day. The temps are in the mid 60’s, just a wisp of a breeze and bright blue skies. After breakfast, Sue went over to the Surgeons Hall Museum. It … Continue reading

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Saturday in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, United Kingdom Another sunny morning in Edinburgh, not what was predicted but we’ll take it. Started with a delicious breakfast and lots of fresh squeezed OJ. I’ve been lucky this trip, all the hotels have had fresh squeezed OJ. … Continue reading

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Back to Edinburgh

Edinburgh, United Kingdom Woke up early, but thought I overslept. At 4:30 am it was already light out. Luckily, I have a super power that allows me to roll over and sleep for four more hours. Got ourselves cleaned up … Continue reading

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Hop On – Hop Off – Day 2 – Holyroodhouse Palace and New Town.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom Today we’re off to the other end of the Royal Mile to see the other royal attraction – the Palace of Holyroodhouse. It is still used today as the Royal residence and as a tourist attraction when … Continue reading

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Hop On / Hop Off – Day 1 – Hail Britannia!

Edinburgh, United Kingdom Edinburgh has a Hop On – Hop Off bus with three different routes. Our Majestic ticket allowed us to ride them all, plus it provided entrance tickets to the Royal Yacht Britannia, the palace at Holyrood and … Continue reading

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Checking out the Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh, United Kingdom Another good night’s sleep and we’re ready to go. Today’s schedule includes a tour of the Edinburgh Castle and whatever else we stumble upon. Walked the 100 meters to the tour starting point and met our guide … Continue reading

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