Culross is a 17th century formal Royal burgh in Fife, just a short trip outside of Edinburgh. One of the added benefits is that it brings you over one of the newest Forth Bridges that cross the Firth of Forth. Culross offers a Mercat Cross, cobblestone streets, a tolbooth, and narrow wynds (alleys). The town […]
Edinburgh Castle sits on a volcanic plug, one of the seven Hills that make up city of Edinburgh. The city itself has to be one of the most stunning cities you can visit, offering not only the castle, but also multiple Georgian buildings, a beautiful Cathedral, parks, Holyroodhouse Palace, museums, nightlife, and just about anything […]
Jedburgh is famous for its ruined Abbey, which was nearly destroyed by the English Earl of Hertford’s forces in 1544–45, during the “Rough Wooing”. English King Henry VIII (1491–1547) attempted (forcefully) to persuade the Scots that it was a good idea to unite the kingdoms by the marriage of his son to the infant Mary, […]
(Scroll down past text for the portfolio of photos!) When I told some people I just met (from London) that our next stop on our itinerary was Liverpool, they gasped. Why would I go to horrible Liverpool when there is so much more to see that is beautiful and quaint on the way to Edinburgh. […]
Link to Wikipedia Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial is a cemetery and chapel between the villages of Coton and Madingley in Cambridgeshire, England. It commemorates American servicemen and women who died in World War II. It is administered by the American Battle Monuments Commission.