My most salient impression of Edinburgh (pronounced with a very guttural "rgh" that makes it sound almost like "borough") is that it is "heavy". The architecture seems severe and the buildings weighty and grounded, like mountains. Not like buildings whose architecture make them soar and lifts your gaze upwards.
|This walkway is much steeper than it looks|
|There was eye-candy all over the UK|
Some photos of Edinburgh Castle, a somewhat "newer" castle as castles go. Only the chapel dates from the 12th Century, with other structures from the 16th century and later.
Police box - kind of like the one Doctor Who traveled in
|A Summer Place for Royalty|
|Just dusting the furniture is probably a full-time job.|
And Leon could make a good living doing the windows
once or twice a year
The gardens outside our hotel in Edinburgh made me want to get home and get busy outside
Just an oddity - a place in the Mall to have little fishies eat at your toes. I guess you pay for time to put your bare feet into fish tanks where the hungry swimmers nibble at your skin and bacteria or whatever.
Some photos of the side tour to Troussachs and Braveheart Country.
|Robert the Bruce|
|Samples of Clan Patterns|
|Eight Yards of Fabric to Make a Kilt|
|A Hint of A Rainbow|
|Scene/Seen from the Bus|
|Another Castle on a Hill|