We climbed the 823 ft. high Arthurs Seat at Holyrood, the royal park in Edinburgh. It is part of an extinct volcano. We took the hard way up, over basalt and very rough terrain. We noticed the nice grassy route in the back after we reached the summit!
Though we were in town for the annual tattoo (royal military display), we opted to miss it, butdid enjoy the “fringe festival” on the Royal Mile.
We ducked into GreyfriarsBobbys for a whisky to waitout 15 min. of light rain. Wesaluted the statue of a faithfuldog who sat on his mastersgrave for 14 years until his owndeath. T he town adopted thedog, fed him, and gave him alifetime dog license.Afterwards, we bought acupcake and said a regretfulgoodbye to Edinburgh.
Leaving LeHavre with a view of the cl of the liffs Normandy region We enjoyed the full m W moon on our last night at s sea after a dinner with Ba af aked Alaska for dessert an nd fantastic entertainmen by fa nt Welsh comedian/sing ger Diane Cousins. Nicki and D Chris picked us up fr rom Southampton cruise po in ort the morning. On the way t to the airport, we ate l o lunch in the town of Eastleig a n gh, childhood home to o comedian Benny Hill. All c to soon it was time to say oo o goodbye. rip! What a wonderful tr