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Edinburgh Castle

Braving the Early Spring Storms

April 10th 2017
A biting chill rides the frozen wind that crosses the esplanade in front of the castle. Visitors tuck closer behind the ancient ramparts hoping to find a protective lee, a moment of relief from the sand-like frozen mist. It proves fruitless as the gusts swirl and twist as though they originate from every direction. The ancient castle is perched high on its volcanic outcrop and looms mightily above ... read more
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17th April 2017

My visit in Edinburgh
I was in Edinburgh for a day about 25 years ago. It was a crazy trip we did and I have a lot of memories. What I remember from Edinburgh was a really good guided tour with ghost theme. /Ake
18th April 2017

They had a few versions of ghost tours near the castle area. Maybe you went on the "Real Mary's Close" tour. It is a tour of an alley that was blocked off and covered (supposedly with plague victims inside) while the were constructing the city chambers building. We thought of ghosts many nights just walking around through the little alleys and cobbled side streets on dark nights. Thanks for reading!

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