Scotland/Ireland 2017 – #04

[Categories: Travel, Photography, Photography 101 Forever]
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We join the regular tour today at the Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club. There will be 22 of us on a bus that holds twice that many.  Darn.

The hotel is 9 miles from Edinburgh.  Here are two shots of the Edinburgh Castle from the back of the building.

The afternoon is spent visiting the Royal Yacht Britannia, http://www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk, decommissioned in 1997.  The last of a long line. There will not be another one.

Tomorrow, assault on Edinburgh Castle.

 

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About JohnRH

Retired, avid winter skier, avid reader, traveler (avidly). :)
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6 Responses to Scotland/Ireland 2017 – #04

  1. ralietravels says:

    John, don’t be a snob. 🙂 Dick Francis [at least until he started writing by formula] were fun too.

  2. cindy knoke says:

    I would love to tour the yacht!

    • JohnRH says:

      No place was ever more shipshape than the yacht of the Queen of England. A self-guided audio tour is included with admission. Very informative. All the ships clocks are set to 3:01, when the Queen last left the ship at the 1997 decommissioning. It is said she really really felt at home there and cried when leaving.

  3. frankiekay says:

    Love the yacht! Pity its no longer used (other than for guided tours!!)

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