Without a doubt Edinburgh has been one of my favourite things about my trip so far. The city is so stunning and there is so much to experience. After the 10 hour journey from Dublin with the team, i felt the desire to go exploring by myself. Thinking back on it now, i know that it was the smart thing to do.
My day was already off to a good start when i found a coin on the ground, it was off to an even better start when i sourced a map. I didn’t have a plan of where i wanted to go and what i wanted to see which gave me the liberty to wander toward cool things that i saw in the distance. Fortuitously, lots of the things i found interesting were the National Monument and Calton Hill in general, the Edinburgh Castle – we got there just before they fired the 1pm canon, it was great. I think i was most impressed by the architecture of the city.
Europe and the UK really like to charge exorbitant rates to access their museums so i only visited the National Gallery and the National Museum, because they were free.
The best part of Edinburgh though, was the amazing view from the top of Arthurs Seat. It was incredible. The treck up the mountain was tiring but it was worth it for the view. We enjoyed it so much that we went once in the evening and then woke up and did it again before we left in the morning.