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Overnight travel by coach to Scotland.
Spend Saturday visiting Edinburgh with your guide to see the sights and learn some fascinating facts about the country and its people. Visit Edinburgh Castle (extra charge) or the shops or museums. Late afternoon you will be taken to your hotel.
A free day to do whatever you wish, either join your guide on the optional tour below or you can return to Edinburgh. Another option is to take a train to Glasgow to see the sights there, which is about 1 hour travel away.
After breakfast you will be checking out of the hotel and will for most of the day be traveling back to your home destination. Time of arrival at your home is about 9pm - 11pm depending on where you live.
On August 27, 1896, Britain declared war on its protectorate Zanzibar, where a pretender to the Sultanate had just siezed power.
At 9:02am, British ships in the habor began shelling the would-be Sultan's palace.
By 9:40, the shelling had stopped, the palace was on fire, and the pretender's flag had been cut down.
At 38 minutes, the Anglo-Zanzibar War remains the shortest war on record.
Some 500 Zanzibaris were killed.
One British Petty Officer was wounded.