Calton Hill and this wonderful city

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My mum has been here these past few weeks, which has been lovely lovely lovely. Made all the lovelier by the fact that Edinburgh did a good job of really behaving itself for most of the two weeks and giving us some stunning weather, really making the city shine.

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So on one of my mum’s first days here we went up Calton Hill. You get the best views of the city from there.

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On the way up we could see the Newtown buildings and beyond, as well as some lovely autumn colours on the tree tops.

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On of the things that really interest me about this time of year is the long shadows casting such interesting patterns across the ground.

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Calton Hill has some lovely monuments and sites that add to the peaceful atmosphere.

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And you can look down and see every angle of the city, including the narrow buildings along the Royal Mile and elsewhere in Old Town.

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You also get a lovely view of Princes Street.

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Calton  Hill is popular but never really packed. People just stand and marvel at the views.

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6 thoughts on “Calton Hill and this wonderful city

    • Thank you 🙂 And thank you for commenting. I love reading and responding to comments and I’m glad you liked the photos. I just had a look around your lovely blog, I love the pictures you have on it. You live in America right? I realise it’s a long way but if you ever do get the chance, Edinburgh is a wonderful city. You can tell I love it can’t you? Thanks for stopping by, hope to see you again soon 🙂

    • Thank you, it really was a lovely day. Thanks for the comment, I always like reading comments and looking at other people’s blogs. I love the title of your blog, so happy, so positive 🙂 Your kids are so sweet. Hope to see you around here again some time 🙂

    • Thank you and thanks for commenting 🙂 Just had a look around your blog, which is lovely! I am so jealous that you live in NY, it’s one of my favourite places. Thanks for stopping by, hope to see you back again soon 🙂

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