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The last stop we had was in Edinburgh. We arrived Sunday afternoon, and since I was tired and sore and didn’t feel like spending two hours in the restaurant, the three of us skipped dinner and went out to explore.
There was a lot of festivals going on, theatre, literature, street performance music and many more.
One particularly taking place just outside our hotel was called “Signspotting”….I liked that a lot;)

Here are some of the signs I liked the best;

We shopped and looked and bought some food in an Indian store and brought back to the hotel. Then we made soup and coffee and had the best meal in a long time…just relaxing and enjoying and talking and laughing.
We then made some cocoa and watched a movie “Narrow Margin” with Gene Hackman on tv….the only tv we watched on the trip;)

Monday we had the day to our selves, so we had breakfast and went shopping. The Disney Store was right next door to the hotel, so we went and bought gifts….I bought a Cinderella soft doll for Sarah and a 101 Dalmatians dress for Thea.
Mum bought a Mary Poppins soft doll for me;)

Then we went to the Royal mile………there is a lot of shops and pubs and stuff to look at.
Mum and I went to the ”Museum of childhood” and then I went to ”The Writers museum.”
After some more shopping I went back to the hotel for lunch and then I walked to Charlotte Square to the book festival. There were no arrangements when I was there but a lot of new books^^ I bought two children’s books before I went back to the hotel for a shower and dinner.
Later that night we all had tickets for the Tattoo…
That was just amazing..an experience you just have to witness….

We had a cup of cocoa when we got back and then bed.

The next morning was kind of weird because now it was all over.
We left Edinburgh, knowing that the trip was over, but still we had almost three days before we were home.
We had a stop at Hadrian’s wall

Part of the wall

No Scotland without sheeps, this is for le_mouton ^^

Then we drove to Birmingham for our hotel and down through the tunnel the next day.
Wednesday we got to our hotel in Germany at 10 in the evening, so we were both cranky and hungry when we got there.
Thursday we just drove all day and at 10.30 in the evening we were home…….

We had a great trip and a good laugh when people approached my Dad and told him, it was good of him travelling with his daughters;)
Then when he told them it was his wife and daughter, they just jumped to the conclusion I was the wife!!!!!!! I think I’ll shave my grey hair and go back to the blue wig^^



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Aug. 31st, 2009 07:10 pm (UTC)
Signspotting var på Strøget tidligere på sommeren, grineren.

Sækkepiber synes at være meget populære på min f-list ;)
Aug. 31st, 2009 07:18 pm (UTC)
Hah - det nåede desværre ikke til Jylland...var der nogle gode imellem???
Jeg elsker sækkepiber, men det er meget specielt - du tiltrækker nok specielle venner^^
Aug. 31st, 2009 07:29 pm (UTC)
Ja, formentlig de samme. Kan i hvert fald huske den med dødsboerne.

Ja det kan være derfor, har selv et noget anstrengt forhold til sækkepiber, lidt a la Danny Bhoy's http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeyjbqDCIeg
Aug. 31st, 2009 07:24 pm (UTC)
These landscapes look so amazing thank you for sharing the photos with us love.
Aug. 31st, 2009 07:55 pm (UTC)
You are welcome darling.
Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries I´ve ever seen.
Aug. 31st, 2009 07:25 pm (UTC)
LOL1 I wonder what things they sell there from the dead people.
I like the countryside.
Aug. 31st, 2009 07:57 pm (UTC)
^^ I was afraid to ask!!!
Scotland is just beautiful, so diffrent from Denmark, where everything is flat...
Sep. 1st, 2009 12:43 am (UTC)
Hon I'm loving all those pics and reports

Dead peoples things for sale
Sep. 1st, 2009 09:41 am (UTC)
Thans honey I´m pleased that you like it;)

I really don´t wan´t to know what they sold^^
Sep. 1st, 2009 12:51 am (UTC)
Scottish signs is so funny lol
I like their music including the Celts ;)
Sep. 1st, 2009 09:41 am (UTC)
The signs were really great;)
I love celtic music and adores bagpipes...
Sep. 1st, 2009 07:26 am (UTC)
Thanks for your report. It was like.. I was there! The pics are great and I have to go to Scotland! Absolutely!

ps: go for the blue! ^_-
Sep. 1st, 2009 09:43 am (UTC)
Awww thank you sweetheart, I´m so happy you like to read about it.
You really have to go to Scotland one day..

I still have my blue and my green wig, but I actually like my own hair even if it is grey;)
Sep. 1st, 2009 09:41 am (UTC)
Awwww!! Everything seems so blue and green and beautiful!
I'm so happy you had a so amazing trip hon♥♥♥
Sep. 1st, 2009 09:44 am (UTC)
Scotland is a beautiful country sweetie and I love it.
I´m so glad you like my reports...
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Sep. 1st, 2009 02:24 pm (UTC)
Tha Tattoo was amazing, it was the 60th, and the theme was Robert Burns, one of my fave writers;)
I´m glad you liked the pics honey..
How are your vacation, how is your Dad??
♥hugs and kisses♥
Sep. 1st, 2009 03:54 pm (UTC)
such an amazing country. and I love mountains and castles...

I'm happy that you had such a great time and lol at the misunderstandings. *g*

*loves you*
Sep. 1st, 2009 06:49 pm (UTC)
Scotland is such an amazing beautiful country.
We had a great time, and my Dad was ok with the misunderstandings when he got to laugh at me;)
♥loves you too♥
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Sep. 1st, 2009 07:17 pm (UTC)
De skilte var bare SÅ utolige;)
Det var en dejlig tur vi havde, Skotland er fantastisk.
Sep. 2nd, 2009 12:11 pm (UTC)
Great pics. Looks like you had a lovely time :D
Sep. 2nd, 2009 04:41 pm (UTC)
Thank you soooo much honey, I´m glad you like it.
I made three posts of this so I could show you my pics;)
We all had an absolutely wonderful time♥
Sep. 2nd, 2009 07:30 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I meant to say I looked at all the three posts. They're all great :D
Sep. 2nd, 2009 08:05 pm (UTC)
Aww thanks glad you liked them♥♥
Sep. 7th, 2009 10:41 pm (UTC)
lol at the signs:D Great pics, I'm so pleased you all had a great time.

*hugs you tight*♥
Sep. 8th, 2009 09:10 am (UTC)
Thanks honey♥
Hugs and kisses♥
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