Hotel and Restaurant
17 The High Street
tel:- 0044 0 870 118 1664
fax:- 0044 0 131 331 4731
web address:- www.oroccopier.co.uk/
Orocco Pier :-
On a relaxing sunny evening out on the decking areas watching the occasional estuary traffic, itís easy to forget itís only seven miles to the city centre of Edinburgh
As civilizations developed, political, military, and economic ties became very important to prominent families and clans. Arranged marriages were a means of cementing ties between families, middle class family businesses, and countries. A man's daughters, who were considered to be his property in those days, provided a means of securing needed alliances with other families. Thus dowries were introduced as a means attracting and securing the most beneficial family alliances possible.