Sunday, December 12, 2010
Day 3: The Castle
A piper and a drummer on Princes Street
The Balmoral Hotel, right in the middle of the city. J. K. Rowling finished writing the last Harry Potter book here.
The Balmoral and a view of the Scott monument
View from the bridge (pretty sure it's Calton Hill)
The Castle as seen from Old Town
Another view of the Castle
View from the Castle
They do a one-o'clock gun every day (except Sundays)--apparently little Greyfriars Bobby used to go for his daily meal at the sound of it
Royal apartments, where Mary Queen of Scots gave birth to James VI
The Royal apartments
The Great Hall
Richard and me in front of the Castle entrance
Me at The Elephant House, "The Birthplace of Harry Potter"
Nice wide shot--this is the room where J.K. Rowling used to sit
Richard & me in the Elephant House
Outside shot of the Elephant House
One last piper before we went home...