Category: Edinburgh

August 7, 2007

Edinburgh Military Tattoo – Scotland

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DAY 3 – We arrived in good time and the stands were already filling up.  It was quite nippy, but thankfully it wasn’t raining.  I can’t imagine what it’d be like watching the show in the cold and …

August 6, 2007

Edinburgh Sights – Scotland

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DAY 3 – After our Castle visit, we drove down the Royal Mile, past the venerable St Giles’ Cathedral, to see the Queen’s Holyroodhouse Palace before crossing over to the 18th century New Town….

August 5, 2007

Edinburgh Castle – Scotland

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DAY 3 – A visit to Edinburgh Castle, Britain’s second most popular tourist attraction, was the first activity of the day.  The castle stands on the basalt core of an extinct volcano and it dominates the city from its rocky crag.  Although …