A bit more of Edinburgh …


I’d love to be able to say that ‘due to public demand’ I’m posting more of the photos that were taken on our recent early morning Edinburgh walk, but that wouldn’t honestly be the case, although I did receive a number of comments about the previous post, which really made my day!

This second batch covers similar ground, but from different views, and again hopefully emphasises what a beautiful city Edinburgh is, starting with the photo above, taken in Princes Street Gardens, showing the colours of spring.


Sir Walter Scott, at the base of his Monument


Spring time trees in Princes Street Gardens


The Mound – Head Office of the Bank of Scotland, dominated by a golden statue of Victory


Looking back to Scott Monument from the Museum on The Mound – a museum about money!


The Old Town


Loving the trees… spot the castle in the distance!


Imagine the views from the top of this amazing structure!


Although I had quite a few of the Castle in the previous post, I couldn’t resist one more


We adorded Princes Street Gardens


A gift from American Scots to Scotland, commemorating those that fought in WW1


Wojtek – the Polish ‘Soldier Bear’ – Mel said we had to rub his nose! (more in the link below)


The last word goes to the Castle, looking over Wojtek’s Polish companion

For more information about Edinburgh, see the Official Edinburgh Guide website

Throughout our visit to Edinburgh, we stayed at The Principal Hotel

More information about the statue of Wojtek, the Soldier Bear, can be found here


2 thoughts on “A bit more of Edinburgh …

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s