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Mari Smith, EdCM Edinburgh l A Little Adrift: A RTW Travel Blog

A Little Technology…Harnessing the Power of Twitter

I discovered a fantastic new use for Twitter that I plan to use on many of my future travels – and again, I owe it all to Andy. When I popped Andy a question about the Edinburgh Fringe Festival shows we arranged to meet up for a drink and chat. Once he decided that I […]

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Baba Brinkman, Edinburgh Fringe 2009, Scotland: A Little Adrift: A RTW Travel Blog

A Little Music…Fringe's Singing and Dancing

I approached Andy via email before I arrived in Edinburgh for Fringe show recommendations and to give him warning that I fully hoped to meet up for coffee and drinks while I was in town. Before he would send over a list of his recommendations he asks me: “Fringe can be pretty experimental and risqué, […]

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Actor at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland

A Little Theatre…Rocking Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Exiting the bus station in Edinburgh, Scotland I’m lured down the street toward the distant sounds of street music and cheering crowds on Princes Street that mingle alluringly with the more immediate rush of cars and the other pedestrians vying for space on the sidewalk. I’ve got two hours to kill before my host for […]

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A Little Hitchhiking…Spud the Scottish Piper

The ice cream began to drip down the side of my hand as I made my way to the small Fort Augustus bus stop with another long and drawn out travel day lying before me. Both my packs were strapped on and with 20 more minutes to kill before the bus arrived I made my […]

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A Little Green…The Forests of Fort Augustus

The vibrant green and completely lush underbrush climbing up the trees and creeping across the floor of the forest struck me first as I entered the darkly lit canopy of trees in the national park forests surrounding Fort Augustus. Video Tour of Loch Ness, Fort Augustus, Scotland Fort Augustus has about six major walks and […]

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A Little Charm…Bagpipes and Locks

The faintly audible music of bagpipes in the distance altered my course and I set my meandering walk toward the main street of Fort Augustus. The town is small. Tiny actually. And all of the action takes place along the Caledonian Canal that feeds into Loch Ness. The canal is set up with a set […]

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