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  • Edinburgh & Outlander

    Scott Monument Via Close

    Decided to a take a little time this week to venture into the city and walk streets I’ve never been down. I went up to Edinburgh Castle and walked along the Royal Mile… Went through some “closes” and cut through cemeteries and just had a really wonderful time seeing what’s in this beautiful city of […]

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  • Dean Village

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    Edinburgh has an amazing little section of town called, “Dean Village.” The mills of the village were built sometime around 1145 and the area was known for it’s milling of grain for somewhere around 800 years. It’s a charming little spot that connects with another beautiful (and perhaps even my favorite) part of the city […]

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  • Festival Fireworks Finale

    Red Fountains

    The world renowned festival that is the “Fringe,” has officially come to an end. In celebration of a wonderful month of music, acting, and performances of all sorts, the city allowed for their noise ordinance laws to be violated for the “Virgin Money Fireworks Concert.” An orchestra plays in the middle of Princes St. Gardens […]

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  • Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

    King of Norway Trumpeters

    It’s very rare that you get to experience an event that just makes you feel like you are really witnessing a wonderful piece of history. Something that feels a bit fairytale-like and for lack of a better term, “magical.” Many people say that the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (www.edintattoo.co.uk) is on their “bucket list” and […]

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  • Colorado to Edinburgh

    Colorado to Edinburgh

    So we made it… A month and a half later, finally getting sorted with the flat, internet, etc. Things don’t move quickly here but that’s understandable as we are not in the United States anymore where things get done yesterday for the most part. Life is most certainly about getting adjusted. Learning about the culture […]