Since first visiting in 2004, I’ve dreamt of returning. This month I had the pleasure of revisiting Edinburgh with my wife! A dream come true. Called the Athens of the North, Edinburgh is charming and lovely. Ningning and myself spent just 2 days touring here….
Mom and dad traveled the UK and Scotland – kissing! View the photo set to see where they visited… and kissed. View the full set on Flickr
Before leaving Edinburgh we spend time at the Scottish National Gallery. Entrance is without charge; the main gallery spans about thirty different rooms.
Today we venture out to see the Edinburgh Castle. (1217-1357) After all, this is the premiere destination in Edinburgh.
Sheraton’s executive lounge provides breakfast. Since this is Sunday we find our way to St. John’s cathedral and observe their service. It’s a choral matins service. Best described, this service is a singing rendition of old-time catholic aphorisms.
This morning is spent relaxing. The afternoon is spent traveling. We take the train Girvin-Ayr-Glasgow and board a train for Edinburgh.
Awaking we get our first ocean view’s. It’s a magnificent view. Mom heads to the spa and I head outdoors to take photographs. The wind is blowing at 35mph and light rain is falling. The sting of the blowing rain makes it a tough shooting…
We awake to very light rain showers and some fog. Our stay at the Park Tower is complete. We trek to the Underground tube (subway), at