Edinburgh and Roslyn Chapel


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May 26th 2005
Published: May 29th 2005
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Heres photos from my trip to Scotland.


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EdinburghEdinburgh
Edinburgh

The city seen from Carlton Hill. (I had a nice tumble down this hill and ruined my boots)
Sunset in EdinburghSunset in Edinburgh
Sunset in Edinburgh

Have no idea who the guy on the horse is.
Hill of Daffodils and CityHill of Daffodils and City
Hill of Daffodils and City

In the center of the city, below the castle, is a park that was full of gorgeous daffodils! Spring flowers but definitely not spring weather...
St Margaret's ChapelSt Margaret's Chapel
St Margaret's Chapel

The oldest building in Edinburgh
Roslyn ChapelRoslyn Chapel
Roslyn Chapel

The beautiful chapel which plays an important role in the end of Dan Brown's "Da Vinci Code" and is now overrun with tourists.
Ceiling of Roslyn ChapelCeiling of Roslyn Chapel
Ceiling of Roslyn Chapel

Every inch of the chapel is covered with intricate carvings, beautiful!
Inscription in Roslyn ChapelInscription in Roslyn Chapel
Inscription in Roslyn Chapel

Translates as "Wine is strong. The king is stronger. Women are stronger still: but truth conquers all."


29th May 2005

nice photos and commentary
I've thoroughly enjoyed your photos and commentary on all things British. They sparked a flood of memories about my own trip to England and Scotland during college. I've been an anglophile ever since! Your postings capture the same sense of wonder and adventure that I enjoyed during my exploration of the British Isles. It's too bad you're not visiting Edinburgh during the festival in August. - J.
28th June 2005

Thank you
Thank you for the good photos. We are going to Edinburgh in August and hope to visit Roslyn Chapel; your photos make us more determined to do so!

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