{SCOTLAND} EDINBURGH MAY’16: Free By Foot

Nothing would beat the walking by foot for free. The most cheapest thing to do when you are abroad is to walk every single street that you can access.

Let me tell you how did I do that.

I had spent 5 days looking at the same street when I came out the house.IMGL364916-04-28-06-47-55-705_photo.jpg

Around the corner was the view of Arthur’s Seat.

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ARTHUR’S SEAT

Can I say myself lucky that I can see dogs every morning when I passed by here? Are you thinking why will I say myself lucky? This shows that I have started to miss my own Baileys and Myers. You may see them here if you are curious how do they look like. https://baileysmyerstheshelties.com

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Not only dogs, I could see squirrels.IMGL3645.jpg

I would need to pass by here in order to get out to the main street.IMGL3555

It’s abit creepy here though.IMGL3557IMGL3641IMGL3640

Once I was out that stretch of dark alley, I will see the main street.IMGL3639IMGL3635IMGL3634IMGL3638IMGL3560

The first tourist attraction right outside the main street is The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. Right behind this is The Palace of Holyroodhouse.

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THE QUEEN’S GALLERY
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THE QUEEN’S GALLERY
Walk another 5 mins down the street opposite this gallery is THE ROYAL MILE.16-04-28-08-13-12-323_photo.jpg

THE ROYAL MILE is the main and most busiest tourist street in the Old Town of the city of Edinburgh in Scotland. It is the connection between two significant historical locations, namely Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. Abbey Strand is one of the streets that make up of The Royal Mile. The others street are Castlehill, the Lawnmarket, the High Street and the Canongate.

Show you what did I see along the way.IMGL3569IMGL3573IMGL3577IMGL3578IMGL3582IMGL3585IMGL3588IMGL3590IMGL3599IMGL3592

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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND

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GREYFRIARS BOBBY

This was Greyfriars Bobby, a Skye Terrier who became well-known in 19th-century at Edinburgh for spending 14 years guarding the grave of his owner until he passed on during year 1872. You cannot miss this if you come Edinburgh.

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GREYFRIARS BOBBY

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THE ELEPHANT HOUSE was the place where Harry Potter was born. It is also famous of its best tea and coffee houses in the heart of Edinburgh city.

JK Rowling wrote the Potter books over coffee and cake in this relaxed writer/reader-friendly cafe.cf

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THE ELEPHANT HOUSE

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This is the end of The Royal Mile.

I have shown you the Old Town. What about the New Town? Will it be the same or different?

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SCOTT MONUMENT

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BALMORAL HOTEL

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In between the Old and New Town is the Princes Street Garden. It is free to access.

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End of my walk.

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Going by foot is definitely the best way to see a city! Especially one like Edinburgh – great photos!

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