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Driving in Edinburgh- 2012

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Sheesh. Just booked into the Hotel du Vin. I knew where I was coming and it still felt like I would NEVER get to the Old Town. There are so many streets blocked or closed or diverted, because of the flipping' trams, it's FAR worse than it's been to date.

On George Street, I saw a sign saying "Mound Closed". It wasn't. (I only found out because it was IMPOSSIBLE to avoid it- and I was trying). At the top of the Mound there was a sign directing Diverted Traffic to the left just before the traffic lights; at the lights there was a sign pointing down and to the right which said "All Traffic."

Top tip- don't take your rental car into the city this year!

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