Had another long day today. Barely any sleep. Woke up very early and decided to get to Edinburgh early so we got on the train and arrived about 10:30. Tried to use the toilets at the train station because, well, long train ride, but you have to pay to pee and you have to have correct change. So.... we left the train station and headed to the hotel. We had self check-in accommodations so we had to call for the code to get the key. Since we were early we were hoping they would let us check in early. They said we coukd check in at noon. So we left Edinburgh Waverly train station and started walking to where we thought the hotel was. We were carrying 25 lbs backpack so going was a little tricky and many wrong turns later we found the hotel. Had we taken the correct first turn it was about 10 minutes from the train station. Sigh.
We got the at 11:20 and we were able to check in then. A quick lunch in a tea room and off. Our first order of business was the hop on - hop off bus tour on the double decker red bus. All the pics today are from that tour. We then hopped of at Edinburgh Castle and spent a hours there.
Picture total for today...213!