14 True Shots of Edinburgh

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If Edinburgh had a color scheme, it would probably be gray and green with a side of red. Moss, cobblestone and redheads; creepy vines, stone buildings and red tartans; green grass, gray weather and red coffee cups.
Whatever combination you choose, Edinburgh is a great to place to visit.

Check it Out with these 14 True Shots of Edinburgh:

1. Impressive Stone Architecture

– one word: Hogwarts.

tolbooth kirk by mike123

2. Cozy Cafes

–  a necessity, given the annual rainfall.

red cups by Dream in the Dark of Day

3. Mist

– for when the rain leaves.

Links in the fog by Dave Morris

4. Bagpipe Street Music

– complete with kilts, leather satchels, and high white socks. Awesome.

Bagpipers by Shadowgate

5. Kilts Galore

– worn especially for weddings, sports events, and general Scottish pride.

An exercise in natural framing, part 2 by Edward Simpson

6. Umbrellas

– held mostly by tourists. (Edinburgh locals have stopped taking the effort.)

dreich by filtran

7. The Sunsets

– unexpected and stunning.

Days End…. by Keven Law

8. 44 Scotland Street

– it does exist.

44 scotland street (rear view) by filtran

9. The Peaceful, Uncrowded Shoreline

– evidence of a cold (albeit lovely) ocean.

Under the sky by Giulio Bernardi

10. The Ghost Tours

– despite its stone-and-greenery charm, Edinburgh can be rather creepy in certain places, with certain stories.

Image by Laurence Arnold

11. The Ocean Terminal

– once a shipyard, now a shopping mall. Thank you urban renewal.

Edinburgh – 14:54 (July 09th) by Fabrizio Sciami

12. The Amazing Camera Obscura Museum

– so you can feel intelligent and stupid, simultaneously.

Image by Elaine Stirling

13. Scottish Vibes

– you know what I mean.

castle cross by Alan Weir

14. The Hilltop Views

– they make all the uphill/downhill walking wonderful.

Waverly by Dave Wild


What’s your favorite thing about Edinburgh? Share with us in the comments below!

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