This is the ledger entry for the fourteenth day of our trip (our thirteenth day in the UK).
Weather – Sunny, warm with a cool breeze (we only wore t-shirts and windbreakers).
Date – Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Left – left Muncaster Castle about 9:30 am.
Arrived – arrived in Edinburgh, Scotland at 6:10 pm.
Breakfast – comped w/the room, ate at the Muncaster Coach House’s café (£00.00) – Rated very good.
Lunch – had a picnic at the Housteads Roman Fort, with food we bought at Marks & Spencer (at the Carlisle Service Centre) (£9.39) – Rated very good (not because of Marks & Spencer, but because we got to eat it on a hillside in the sunshine and watch sheep grazing).
Dinner – Positano Restaurant, Edinburgh (£25.00 after tip) – Rated very good.
Lodgings – Amar Agua Guest House, Edinburgh (£00.00 today; paid for both days tomorrow). Rated excellent.
Misc. Expenses – £3.00 for parking; £1.00 for guidebook; £00.00 entrance to the Housteads Roman Fort at Hadrian’s Wall (used our OVP) = total of £4.00 for today’s Misc. Expenses.
Car Expenses – £46.58 (fillup at Shell station, Newtonloan, Gorebridge).
Day’s Total Expenses –
- In Pounds: £84.97
- Equivalent in Dollars: $129.15
Trip’s Cumulative Expenses –
- In Pounds: £3,753.22
- Equivalent in Dollars: $5,704.89
Daily Average So Far – (for fourteen days)
- In Pounds: £268.09
- Equivalent in Dollars: $407.49
Today’s Mileage – 199 miles.
- Finish: 3,617
- Start: 3,418
- Day’s Total Mileage: 199
Accumulative Mileage Total – 1,207
Next up, my Trip Diary entry for this day.