Friday, 10 February 2017

The Edinburgh List

Princes Street viewed from Calton Hill

Hello world!

Yesterday marked one month since I started my program in Edinburgh. Every day has been a whirlwind of adventure, excitement and wonder. It's nice to sit back and reflect on what I've been up to so far, but I also have a long and ever-growing list of things I want to do before June. So, here is where I'm going to keep my to-do list, marking things off as I go. And below, some photos from the last couple of weeks, out and about.

Art & Culture:
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Scottish National Gallery
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • Camera Obscura Museum
  • Bookshop Tour
Historic Sites:
  • Holyrood Palace
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Real Mary King's Close
  • Underground Edinburgh
  • The Georgian House
  • St. Giles's Cathedral
  • Greyfriar's
  • HMY Britannia
  • Nelson's Monument/Calton Hill
Towns & Natural Scenery:
  • Portobello Beach
  • Leith
  • Stockbridge
  • Dean Village
  • Edinburgh Botanic Gardens
  • Arthur's Seat
  • Ting Thai Caravan
  • Cuckoo's Bakery
  • Forest Cafe
  • Urban Angel
  • Princes Street Starbucks (the view is great!)

Edinburgh Castle viewed from Princes Street

Early blossoms at a cemetery in Perth

More lovely cherry blossoms

View of Perth and the River Tay

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