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Tourists in Paris to celebrate summer

With nothing on our agenda until dinner, we decided to be tourists for the day.  What a wonderful way to bring in the first day of summer.  We strolled down to Notre Dame and from there we caught the Hop-on / … Continue reading

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Anniversary Day in Glasgow

Glasgow, United Kingdom Today we are celebrating our 37th anniversary. Where have the years gone? We’re going to start out the day on the Hop on – Hop Off bus. It’s a bit overcast, but no rain is predicted, so … 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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Tour day – Rosslyn Chapel and the Scottish Borders

Edinburgh, United Kingdom Another tour day, this time we are headed south of Edinburgh. Highlights will include the rolling hills of the lowlands, a stop at the inspirational view point of Sir Walter Scott and then ending at Rosslyn Chapel. … Continue reading

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Tour day – St Andrews and beyond

Edinburgh, United Kingdom In case I didn’t mention it, the bed is really comfortable in the apartment. That said, we got another good night’s rest before heading out on our tour this morning. Today we are taking a Rabbie’s Tour … 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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