Rule Britannia

27/Feb/2004

The Royal Yacht Britannia used to be the Queen's vessel of choice when she steamed around the world to visit her Commonwealth subjects. These days the Yacht is docked at Leith, Edinburgh and is a thriving tourist attraction. Rhi and I went along last April, and ten months later I'm finally posting my photos.

The Yacht itself was interesting enough, letting us peek into the grand ballroom and Lizzie's boudoir (single bed only! Ol' Phillip was next door). But by far the highlight of the day was our fellow tourists, many of the elderly persuasion, and their struggles with those pesky audio tour handsets….