Because It’s There

Surprised it’s taken us so long to hike up Arthur’s Seat? With the morning sun streaming into our apt., and an optimistic look at the ever-changing sky, we went for it. Oh, how we went for it. Formed 350 million years ago, we got to the top in less than an hour.

Wee robin holding on despite strong winds!
A wee robin holding on, despite strong winds!
Walkies
Dogs love a walkies, don’t they? Firth of Forth in the background.
R at the summit of Arthur's Seat
R at the summit of Arthur’s Seat, clouds just out of reach. Trig pillar/trig point in foreground.
The lone glove can turn up anywhere.
The lone glove can turn up anywhere.
Such wind! Batten down the Hortons, will ye?
Such wind! Batten down the Hortons, will ye?
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Ruin of St. Anthony’s Chapel with Calton Hill monuments in right background.
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The answer, my friends, is sitting in the wind.
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Two silhouettes on the dale.
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4 thoughts on “Because It’s There

  1. I’ve noticed on the skyline in the first view quite a few construction cranes (or what appear to be cranes). Is there a lot of building going on?

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