Edinburgh

Sunday 23 April 2017

The highlands are a long way from home and Edinburgh made an excellent place to pause on the drive back south. It certainly felt very busy compared with the Cairngorms, but I did enjoy the architecture, the buzz of the city and the green spaces that are always close by.

The Royal Mile

The Royal Mile

Armour, Edinburgh Castle

Armour, Edinburgh Castle

Waiting for the bang, the one o'clock gun at Edinburgh Castle

Waiting for the bang, the one o'clock gun at Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle details

Edinburgh Castle details

Springtime in Edinburgh Castle

Springtime in Edinburgh Castle

Practice for Beltane Fire Festival

Practice for Beltane Fire Festival

Springtime below Edinburgh Castle

Springtime below Edinburgh Castle

Princes Street

Princes Street

Princes Street Gardens

Princes Street Gardens

Scott Monument

Scott Monument

Canongate

Canongate

Architectural layers

Architectural layers

Parliament details

Parliament details

Waterloo Place

Waterloo Place

Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street Gardens

Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street Gardens

Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh

Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh

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