Edinburgh (pic heavy)

I’m got back from Edinburgh on Tuesday. We all had a great time over there but the traveling were a absolut nightmare. When we first got to the airport we couldn’t check-in ourselves so we headed to a information desk to see what’s going on. And that’s when everything started to get fucked up.

Apparently the company we were flying with had stopped flying from the airport we were using which the airline had informed the agency we were using around two months ago but the agency hadn’t bothered to inform us about it, after site ting on the phone for an hour they finally managed to find another flight only 4-5h later and we had to change planes in London which meant that we arrived at the hotel around 6h late.

For the trip home the flight actually existed but the flight to London were delayed but with some luck we managed to make the connecting flight to Copenhagen. I think we got home 4h later then we should have if they hadn’t messed everything up.

Besides the problems with the flights I had a great time. The city was even nicer than I thought it would be and so much to see. We stayed at a hotel right in the old part of the city and it only took 15-20 minutes or so to walk to more or less everything we wanted to see.

From the hotel we had a great view of the castle and had a ton of stores and pubs on the same street.

We started out visiting the national museum which was quite interesting but the two highlights were the castle and haggis. The castle had 3 different military museums that were very fun to see specially the WW1 and WW2 parts. The highlight of it all were definitely the War Memorial, it was very powerful to see and I’m very glad that I got the opportunity to go there. Well spent money.

Unfortunately my plan to visit some gaming stores fell through, we walked by the GW store but I never ended up going in.

We didn’t end up going out to the pubs much but the ones we did go to were very nice and it’s always fun to try out new things to drink. I don’t drink beer myself but I’m a big fan of British hard cider (compared to the crap they call cider here). Surprisingly I hardly had any whisky (one of my favorite things to drink, preferably from Islay). I did end up getting a bottle of nice rum on the way home.