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Studies in Wanderlust: Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Welcome back! Today’s adventures are back on base in Edinburgh. This day was a long one…we toured Edinburgh Castle and watched the Military Tattoo in the evening!

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One of my favorite pictures: full group shot!

As mentioned previously, Edinburgh and Scotland in general are full of stairs and hills. Hello, leg day #5 (or #6…or #7…)!

 

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Stairs on stairs!

 

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One o’clock Gun

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I’m a sucker for cafes. The Redcoat Cafe is on site, and has delicious lattes:

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We had quite a bit of time between our tour and the Tattoo, so that gave us a chance to explore more around Edinburgh. I broke away from the chaos of the Fringe Festival, walked all the way down the Royal Milke, and to the calmness of Holyrood Park:

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Edinburgh Military Tattoo:

 

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RAF Flyover

 

 

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Edinburgh Castle

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If you are planning to ever watch the Tattoo, be aware that it can get very chilly and windy at night. I’m very glad that I brought along my track jacket and that I was wearing pants!

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Next adventure: St. Andrews!

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