Edinburgh, Scotland April 23rd 2012 April 23, 2012 - Edinburgh, Scotland!
Wow! What a fabulous day today has been. After a quick breakfast at Starbucks (literally next door to our hotel) we explored the shops of Royal Mile. Shops selling kilts, cashmere, tartans, scarves etc abound, and I guess the locals find it all a bit twee (like we do at home about those shops selling Australiana stuff) but we thought it was good fun and bou ... 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
We're embarking on the Holiday of a Lifetime! With our friends Don & Jocelyn Watts, we are joining the Titanic Memorial Cruise, which leaves from Southampton on Sunday the 8th of April 2012. We follow the Titanic's steps, and will be at the site of the sinking on April 15 2012 - exactly 100 years after the ship sank. We'll attend a Memorial Service at 2.20am to pay homage to those who lost their lives, and also to those who survived. We journey onto Canada, then finish the cruise in New York. After spending a couple of days in New York, we are flying back to the UK to do a drive/tour - th... full info