from the past

I believe this is my personal favourite of maybe all the pictures I shot in Edinburgh. The street, as far as I remember, must be Abbey Strand, the houses are located right next to ‚The Queen’s Galery‘, Holyrood Palace. We passed them by after we came back down from Arthur’s Seat and they were so…

Sustaining

When taking a trip finding good places for food and drink is vitally important. So many of us do some research on that regard beforehand. So did I before going to Edinburgh. We only had a few short days and I didn’t want them wasted by searching for good restaurants and cafés. Also I am…

Sometimes you need to be crazy

Like, for example, when you want a certain picture! Like this one. On Friday we expected a rainy day. That was at least what the forecast(s) had told us to expect. So it was a wonderful surprise when the sky started to clear. We were already from our way back from Calton Hill to Old…

Letters from Edinburgh

I thought I’d have to sit this challenge out. I was so busy preparing the trip to Edinburgh – flights being cancelled and all – that I didn’t seem to have any ideas for the topic ‚Alphabet‘. Until we went to the Nelson Monument on Calton Hill where this picture was taken. So, here we…

Welcome to…

It seems no one of you has climbed the steps of the Nelson Monument on Calton Hill in Edinburgh. Or maybe you never noticed that you are cheered on as you proceed up the tower. Else you may have guessed from yesterday’s post that I have been to Edinburgh this last weekend. Edinburgh. No, sorry,…