Daily Archives: July 16, 2013

Reaching the heights of culture – Day three in Scotland

CityscapeOur first full day in Edinburgh started off just fine. We easily walked into town, across the Waverley Bridge and into the Old Town.Β  A wee bit about Edinburgh history here. Everything started with the Castle, which has been around, in one form or another, for close to 2000 years. It was built on the mound of an extinct volcano and would have been an imposing presence no matter which era you’d seen it. Had there been guidebooks back then, Roman centurions would have found it on their list of “places to avoid.” Continue reading

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