Edinburgh and FalkirkSeptember 29, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 14 °C
We drove into Edinburgh this morning and visited some friends for fellowship. We were surprised to see two girls from Queensland there! (We had previously met Laura at Nic and Matt's wedding)
After lunch we met up with Matt and Kath, Olivia and Sam at our campsite close to the Falkirk Wheel in the Scotish lowlands not far from Edinburgh
The Falkirk Wheel is the only rotating boat lift of its kind in the world. Locks are also used to connect the canals. We had the obligatory ride upstream!
We booked a second night in Falkirk Wheel park. We took the train into Edinburgh and spent the day wandering around the old town with its cobbled streets and steep alleys. A visit to Edinburgh castle took a few hours with lots of war memorabilia, history and also the crown jewels. Parts of the castle date back to the 12th century. It stand high on the hill dominating the skyline over the old town. It was used as a military fortress for many years.Read more