Edinburgh in summer.... July 13th 2006 Well I did not expect the London heat wave (it did get up to 31 degrees Celsius for a few days whilst I was there) to follow me to Edinburgh …and it did not. I enjoyed many days of cool and overcast weather but, thankfully, no rain to speak of. And my final day, which I spent walking in the Botanical Gardens and along the Water of Leith from the city to Portobello was just lovely and sunny.
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Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Midlothian » Edinburgh Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more