Today I was a tourist; the Camera Obscura and its many floors of very interesting optical displays, Gladstone's Land (life in the 1500's and later), a quick pop over to Holyrood, the Royal Museum of Scotland where I hoped to see the marvelous clock (alas renovations have made it inaccessible until July), the Royal Yacht Britannia, and a walk through The Meadows.
Senior Citizen is defined as 60+ here so I've been saving a bundle on admission prices.
I'm amused by some signs in the UK. The wording on this one reminded me of one I'd seen in Southampton with the rather suggestive message, 'Air Canada does it both ways'. If you'd like to set that pupil down you may choose to uplift another more to your liking.
A View Near the Ocean Terminal
My charming little room here at Fraoch House where Gareth Houston runs one of the best B&B's I've encountered. He is so welcoming, down to earth and accommodating that it's no wonder the Trip Advisor reviews, without exception, are glowing. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
The following two photos may be of interest to my cycling readers. This is a typical national cycle route marker showing direction and route number. The UK is criss-crossed with so many of these trails that one occasionally comes to a crossing of paths and has to choose the right number.
This is one of the cycle network artworks with those flying fins whose significance I have not researched as yet.
City view from atop the Camera Obscura
Rear of Scottish Parliament Buildings
This marks the end of the adventure. I'll be off to Edinburgh Airport after breakfast tomorrow (barring any sudden wind shift with accompanying ash cloud) and flying to Heathrow for a long layover and then on to Montreal and finally, home. Kitties here I come - get ready to cuddle.