breakfast at the bar of our hotel; the Rutland
Thursday evening 17th December up to and including Monday 21st December 2015: Carina's Bday trip to Edinburgh, Scotland
I had the lightest breakfast on the menu
Friday, 18th December:
Exploring the city
St. John's Episcopal church, opposite the hotel, where ladies sold Xmas cards for various charities. Of course I bought some packages.
Walking 'the Royal Mile' to the castle of Edinburgh
shops in Victoria street
outside and inside the castle
many whisky's, but even more expensive than at home
tea in a former churchBday dinner at Martin Wishart, a one star restaurant: it was all super super yummie. We took 1 fish and 1 meat 7 course dinner and switched plates each time half way the course.
wow great cheeses too
Saturday, 19th December
it's Xmas time
up the Calton hill with great views
it's dark early in December @ the Grass market
one for the road
the beggar who lived in front of the bar of our hotel
Sunday, 20th December
An arty day: visiting the Scottish National gallery of Modern art: lots of great works and a special exhibition of Roy Lichtenstein's work.
Roy Lichtenstein art
posh us; drinks at the Waldorf Astoria hotel, which is located opposite our hotel, The Rutland
More art at the National Galleries of Scotland before flying home.