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  • Bolton - Castlerigg - Lockerbie - Cambuslang - FalkirkThe restaurant is a different world this morning.: the friendly, chatty manager goes some way to make up for the disinterested staff last night. We leave in a better frame of mind, and head for Scotland. But first: === Castlerigg Stone Circle Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Aug 23, 2015
  • Royal Yacht Britannia, EdinburghAfter Holyroodhouse Palace we hopped back on the hop on hop off bus, luckily we didn't have to wait for long as it was raining. We then got off this where a blue hop on hop off bus would stop. Posted by kiwiscanflyto in Kiwis Take Flight | Aug 26, 2015
  • The Palace of Holyroodhouse, EdinburghJust seen my big blooper from yesterday. Heading should have been Edinburgh Castle. We have been to Stirling Castle on a previous visit. We awoke and looked out the window to see lots of rain falling. After breakfast Posted by kiwiscanflyto in Kiwis Take Flight | Aug 26, 2015
  • Edinburgh CastleAt breakfast chatted to the husband and wife owners of the McKensie Hotel. Our hotel has 5 rooms that are let out. The couple were originally from China. They said that this time of the year is Posted by kiwiscanflyto in Kiwis Take Flight | Aug 25, 2015
  • Edinburgh and on to London Got to Edinburgh airport to find that the car rental centre was about a km walk away. With our luggage you need to rent a car to get to the car rental centre! Really long delays at the Europecar counter Posted by mljjs in Lords and Lords of Fjords | Aug 25, 2015
  • Edinburgh the MagnificentWednesday 18th - Arrival in Edinburgh Landed into Edinburgh on time (Wednesday 18) and took the tram to Haymarket where our hotel was. Left luggage and walked into the City Centre, not a smart move but we did it. Headed into Posted by JPH46 in Europe 2015 | Aug 23, 2015
  • An exciting day in EdinburghBreakfast was served between 8.00 am to 9.00 am at our hotel. We caught the 24 bus to Princess Street. This was a central bus area and right near the train station. There is also a large Posted by kiwiscanflyto in Kiwis Take Flight | Aug 22, 2015
  • Aberdeen to EdinburghAfter breakfast in our hotel we headed down the Coast. Geoff had found some information in the hotel and a good map while having a whiskey the night before. We decided to head to Dunnottar Castle. Wow Posted by kiwiscanflyto in Kiwis Take Flight | Aug 22, 2015
  • Port Glasgow to Aberdeen, ScotlandWoke up in Port Glasgow and decided to drive from the West Coast to the East Coast. We headed to Aberdeen, not sure the reasoning for driving here. It could have been that we wanted to visit Balmoral Posted by kiwiscanflyto in Kiwis Take Flight | Aug 21, 2015
  • Lockerbie to Port Glasgow, ScotlandWe enjoyed our stay Lockerbie a nice small Scottish town. Most of us will never forget the town of Lockerbie for the Pan Am flight that exploded above the town resulting in 11 of the towns folk killed along Posted by kiwiscanflyto in Kiwis Take Flight | Aug 19, 2015
  • Day 3 updatedoops, this was only day 3! Left Oban at 0600 hours for a scenic cruise out through the Inner Heb Posted by Paul Tip in Iceland & Greenland 2015 | Aug 13, 2015
  • Summer in ScotlandWe flew to Edinburgh from Cork on Wednesday July 29. The weather in Edinburgh was almost identical to what we had left behind, only a little less windy. Our Air BnB host was also complaining about the lack of summer, Posted by suel1960 in Sue's 2015 adventure continued | Aug 8, 2015
  • The far, far North and the Orkneys An early start Saturday morning as our ferry to Stromness, Orkney Islands departed at 8:45am and we wanted to be there in plenty of time to board and get a cappuccino. The included cooked breakf Posted by lyndel.hebden in Indian rally tour 2015 | Aug 2, 2015
  • North to Scotland! Tuesday 28 July saw us leaving York for Leith, Edinburgh in light rain. We had put in an order for sunshine or at least just cloud cover but we had to put up with the ongoing weather pattern Posted by lyndel.hebden in Indian rally tour 2015 | Aug 2, 2015
  • "Bristling Country"Now that William and the Harpers have left the Lake District, the speed with which they travel increases dramatically. Compared to the two weeks spent exploring what seemed like every inch of the innumerable valleys, mountains and lakes of Grasmere Posted by W.Hatch in TRAVELLING ROCKFORD TIES | Jul 17, 2015
  • Final Full Day in ScotlandToday was our last day in Edinburgh. We all liked Scotland quite a lot. While it is extremely expensive (your U.S. Dollars are not going too far right now), it is a worthwhile place to visit. I Posted by Amber Garrison in The One Less Traveled By | Jul 17, 2015
  • Edinburgh Castle Today our main activity was touring Edinburgh Castle. We also went through the Robert Loius Stevenson part of the Writer's Museum (since I teach Treasure Island), swung through the Scottish National Gallery, did some shopping, and went to Calton Posted by Amber Garrison in The One Less Traveled By | Jul 16, 2015
  • Two ToursToday was a great day. Even my run (in under amour cold gear) was absolutely lovely in the park across the street from our apartment...and it is so safe, I was comfortable running by myself. (Grant was fighting Posted by Amber Garrison in The One Less Traveled By | Jul 15, 2015
  • Jet LagWell, despite our mishap this morning we are all okay. I am getting a little delirious, and I honestly don't want to think how many hours I have had without any real sleep. How many hours before the Posted by Amber Garrison in The One Less Traveled By | Jul 14, 2015
  • Tent AdventuresGet up, pack up the tent, drive, explore, set up tent....7 days of this and it was a long 7 days at that. Wasn't as bad as I thought, but was looking forward to sleeping in a real bed in Posted by MorganErikaOE in Love & Adventures | Jul 2, 2015
  • Scotland - islandsFirst days - Orkney & Shetland We had smooth sailing all night and our first day was in Orkney. We weren't able to get either of the tour alternatives I wanted, so we decided to wander the town of Kirkwall for Posted by TandTtravel in Europe 2015 | Jun 28, 2015
  • Glasgow and the highlands A short visit to Glasgow so we just did a bit of walking, then some resting for my back! We decided that a visit to the highlands was a must, so we bought train tickets to Fort William and headed there. Posted by TandTtravel in Europe 2015 | Jun 23, 2015
  • Edinburgh I flew from warm sunny Amsterdam to cold overcast Edinburgh on Saturday, June 6. I got to the hostel in the early evening where for the third time I met up with my Australian friend Dallan. Colby and I had Posted by geoffboulton in Europe | Jun 22, 2015
  • Edinburgh It was a long train trip coming from Lille through London to Edinburgh - it went smoothly enough (apart from the Eurostar being half an hour late, which is apparently unusual but made us miss a connection and have to Posted by TandTtravel in Europe 2015 | Jun 18, 2015
  • Edinburgh Day 4Wednesday 10th June When planning this trip, Jill made sure that our accommodation met certain criteria. These included a kitchen, a separate bedroom from the living areas, WiF Posted by Jill Forster in Europe 2015 | Jun 10, 2015
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