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... the small room where James was born, the War Memorial where the highest point of the rock upon which the castle was built sticks up through the floor, and the vault where the Scottish crown jewels (the crown, scepter and sword) and the Stone of Scone where monarchs sit to be crowned.
After the castle, we began the descent down the Royal Mile – the road that connects Edinburgh Castle with Holyrood Castle. On the way, ...
... I felt. Then you really could say it was 'Real'.
My last night in Edinburgh was spent trying to capture some of the magic at night with my camera, but I was too distracted by the beers Regina and I had had moments before at the pub to take any real quality shots. Regardless of my inability to capture it that evening, Edinburgh was shining bright like a jewel and I envied it's citizens and their lifestyle. There are no ugly buildings in Edinburgh, and if there ...
Thursday 26th September.
We drove straight from Richmond to Edinburgh, with a stop for a cup of something unrecognisable, in a border town on a river called the Tweed - not much originality was applied to the selection of our place names.
Responding to dire warnings about parking and driving in Edinburgh, we left the hire car at a 'short stay' car park at the airport, then bussed it into the city.
Edinburgh is amazing. Like other ...
... of my time last year in Paris. I took a moment to find a bench so I could take everything. Life was so different than life had been in London and I was absolutely amazed. Life here seemed so relaxed and slow-paced. Little details were paid the most attention rather than the big picture. And just taking a moment to breathe, I was able to notice all of this.
In order to take everything in, our group decided to walk a few miles back to ...
... It was all glorious from the first massed pipes and drums that marched out of the castle tunnel onto the parade grounds to the last bit of fireworks and the Lone Piper on the ramparts and the marching off under our stands at the end to clear the field. Just wonderful.
I think my favorite (besides the massed pipes and drums) was the Top Secret Drum Corps. This was a group from Switzerland, and a small group, but ...
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