Skip to main content

Day Trip To Fringe Festival, Edinburgh

SATURDAY IS FINALLY HERE!!
The trio set off early for a rrip to Edinburgh which is less than three hours drive from our place.   It will be only a day trip for us for we were not able to book a suitable accommodation in Edinburgh.  The festival of the year is on.... Yes, it is called Fringe Festival... I did not know what that is until we reached there.  This is my third time visiting Edinburgh but it is my first time experiencing the excitement and happening in this city.....

On the way, we stopped at Dundee to take a short rest at the Tay Bridge.  Weather was simply beautiful. Sunny skies all the way.... Soon we reached Edinburgh and our little girl was most excited...

I think We lost a lot of calories here in Edinburgh.  After parking our car near the castle, it was all about climbing stairs to the Edinburgh castle and walking endlessly along the strrets to join in the crowd.  We were there for more than four hours and our parking fees alone came up to £17.50!  Okay, don't convert... Lol... Let's just enjoy the sights while we walk...
Rise and shine on our day trip to Edinburgh....
My driver and back passenger....
Arriving at Dundee...
A very enlightening discovery... Now we know.... We had a good laugh!
There is a castle under the name Fernie too...
Tay Bridge to St. Andrews...
Stopped over for a rest....
Soon we arrived at Edinburgh....
As we walked along, we looked for some food...
We settled for these... Two handsome hunks... Lol...
But we could only get their pancakes... £3.50
Thumbs up!
Welfie and taking lots of pictures...
Joining in the crowd... Even Pokemon Go was in the itinerary.....

Comments

  1. Pancakes from the two hunks sounds good and looks delicious.

    ReplyDelete
  2. the weather is cold? I see some people wearing like normal but u in winter jacket...

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Very observant... Lol... Yes, me asian, they ang mo... Lol...

      Delete
  3. I have visited Edinburgh a few times and like it. Nice place. Fernie is the same name as one of trio, right? Must go to Fernie castle and take photo then.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yeah, never knew that her name is seen in Scotland...

      Delete
  4. What an adventure, I love this! The homemade bread looks beautiful, and so do the special butters. I love pancakes! Looks like this was mostly breakfast foods? Your kids look so beautiful and happy! You have really raised them to be wonderful adults, something to be so proud of. HA! Never heard the term Welfie, a new word for me.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you... Welfie means together we take the picture of ourselves... Lol...

      Delete
  5. Oooo...I love these festivals overseas, so interesting. Hmmmm...your son sure is so happy with family around. Next best thing to going home, I guess.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Once a year festival is nice... Right timing...

      Delete
  6. Can see that it's quite happening there...

    ReplyDelete
  7. Actually everyone go to the festival for Pokemon Go only. The festival is just side itinerary XD ..

    A bit sad lo, you just had pancakes. I think for 3.50, maybe you could get a hot dog too.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Sausages you mean... I no like.. Prefer pancakes to them.. After that went thai food... Lol...

      Delete
  8. You look so thin. Must have lost weight from all the walking :D The pancakes look so good!

    ReplyDelete
  9. Edinburgh is a lovely place but the wind, grrrr😁!

    I have never been to the Edinburgh Festival. I hear tickets for good shows are sold out, long before the opening of the festival. I had been to many shows in theatreland and it had its premier at the Edinburgh Festival.


    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Wow... You are really an avid traveller.. I havent been to the theatre there.. Always passing by only...

      Delete
  10. Is Fringe Festival the same as Pasar Malam in Malaysia?

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thank you, readers!

Popular posts from this blog

Reunion At Museum Restaurant At Starling Mall

CLASSMATES REUNION... but not from my year.  i just tagged along with my sister who wanted my company that evening.  She was going to meet up with some of her classmates at The Starling mall.  I did not want to drive there, taking Grab is a much easier and practical choice, considering it was rush hour in the evening.  Furthermore, I am not familiar with the roads... both of us might panic on the federal highway.  LOL... 
Having someone to take us there is so stress free, we only have to pay RM20 for the ride.  :)  Our first time to Startling Mall and being made familiar by one of the bloggers, Phong Hong who used to post up her lunch meals taken from there.  We were supposed to meet up at 7pm but we reached there an hour earlier to "survey" the shops and ended up buying a "bit."  Blame it on my sister who always like to give positive comments most of the time!   The dinner was held at The Museum.... Originated from Ipoh actually and how there is a branch here in …

Caring And Sharing At Limestone, Regal Lodge, Ipoh

IMPROMPTU GATHERING.... Nothing was planned beforehand, it was only at the last minute that we received call to have lunch at Limestone Cafe, inside Regal Lodge.  It was my first time there to have set lunch.  The menu prices were reasonable, around RM15.90 for the main dish, RM3 for a bowl of soup and RM2 for ice cream.  Other than that, coffee, tea and soft drinks are free.  
We were there not so much for the food but for the ambiance... we practically had the whole cafe to ourselves during that lunch hour.  Only one or two tables were occupied and we spent more than two hours there since it was a Friday long hour lunch for my working colleagues.  After a few months absence from me, it was wonderful to catch up with my ex-colleagues again!  
I was super hungry by lunch time and I felt like eating almost anything in the menu. We ended up ordering one main dish each and then sharing them with one another so that we could taste a bit of this and that..... 
I felt like eating Aglio Oli…

Famous Wanton Mee At New Hoong Kee, Bandar Sri Damansara

BREAKFAST FEAST..  Best meal of the day is always my first meal because I know I am able to tuck in as much as my stomach can accept.  I eat a lot in the mornings and then slowly dwindle by the end of the day.  As the saying goes, eat like a king in the morning and like a pauper in the evenings.  This is what I normally do nowadays, not because I wanted to, but it is my own body system that tune me this way.  Though I deny I am old but the body says otherwise... LOL...

On this morning, we went to New Hoong Kee in Bandar Sri Damansara, my sibling said this is currently his favourite place.  And after trying, I know why.... the food we ordered, all turned out good and tasty, even the curry reminded me of my good old days!
Managed to catch the name otherwise I wouldn't be able to tell this story now...  My type of curry... I can go without the chicken... Just the other ingredients will do fine for me.. I like the way they cook this curry... Heard the BBQ pork is tasty too... melt in …