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Edinburgh to London

On Saturday the rained cleared out making way for sunny skies. Unfortunately our time in Edinburgh has come to an end and while an adventure in London is around the corner. We spent our last few hours in Edinburgh walking through New Town, giving us gorgeous views of Old Town. The free Scottish National Gallery is a good way for an art lover to spend the morning or a non-art lover to spend 30 minutes wandering around and 30 minutes on the museum’s free WIFI. Always two thumbs up for free, working WIFI! The gallery had some interesting works to Read More

Along the Royal Mile in Edinburgh

The Royal Mile in Edinburgh is really a special strip of road to wander into Scottish history. At one end of the Royal Mile stands the magnificent Edinburgh Castle with Holyrood Palace at the other end. This morning we explored Holyrood Palace and it’s Abbey. Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh stay here when in the city. The audiotour is free! (once you pay for entry) and gives pretty good information about the building, the current royal family, and the royals and other notables that have previously called Holyrood Palace home.  They don’t allow photos inside the palace, bummer. Read More