The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo!  What an event and one that I have wanted to see for quite some time.  It’s not easy getting to Edinburgh in August, planning, vacation request and of course the almighty dollar helps, but I did it this year.  If you have been following my travels, I came to Scotland …

Inverness

Inverness.  The capital of the Highlands.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inverness The  beautiful River Ness runs through it.  I arrived here after the Isle of Lewis and was going to be going to a Highland Games event at Gordon Castle.  The Highland Games are traditionally in spring and summer.  I was able to take a bus from Inverness and …

Edinburgh

  For those you who know me… you know who are… you know my fascination for Scotland.  Edinburgh Castle was by far the highlight of my visit.  I also attended the Beltane Fire Festival and will have a separate post for that! Greyfriars Kirkyard,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greyfriars_Kirkyard, Holyrood Palace (the Royal Family still comes here), Calton Hill, Arthur’s Seat …

Edinburgh the Capital City

Edinburgh.  The Capital of Scotland.  The Castle is there, tourism at its best, tour buses all over, peddlers with their wares.  I found my hostel that night after a ONE hour circle that I made due to lack of GPS!! People get GPS, figure it out, get some GPS so you can find your resting …