Wednesday, 13 May 2009


A whole day for the capital of Scotland. We are greeted by a lovely bagpiper in front of the vessel, bright sunshine and some strong wind. All set out to explore the very interesting town, and in fact, one day or a half is just not long enough. A guided bustrip shows you some of the highlights by driving through the town, but there is no time on the schedule to walk through the streets, enter a cafe or visit some of the museums or art-gallerys. But anyway, a stop was made for a visit of the world-famous castle on top of a hill in the very heart of town.

In the evening we had a special champagne-evening onboard the now permanently moored former royal yacht "Britannia". Even the captain and some officers joined us and were curious to look at this ship, wich was longer than our FRAM, but just built to serve one family ...