There wasn't much furniture or original equipment to be found in the home of the old Scottish kings and queens, but the walls and floors have been lovingly restored. I don't know this to be fact, but I suspect that most of the original furnishings were probably "borrowed" by English monarchs. Knowing the Scots they probably expect to get it back sometime in the future so they're leaving room for it, just like the eventual return of the Stone of Scone.
Day Four - It's About Time We Went Inside That Bloody Castle December 27th 2009 I'm sort of looking forward to getting out of Edinburgh and into the Bed and Breakfasts we booked for the remainder of the trip. It's too easy to sleep in when you're not worried about getting downstairs to breakfast before they close it up. Once again we slept in a little longer than we normally would. This has helped us adjust more easily to the time difference, but it also makes me feel like ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Midlothian » Edinburgh Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
My wife and I met thirty-five years ago when we both worked for the airlines. We got out of the business when deregulation "ruined" it. Now she takes me with her students on her educational trips abroad.
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