Tag: Edinburgh

My Favorite Quotes About Edinburgh


“But Edinburgh is a mad god’s dream.” – Hugh MacDiarmid “If London was an alien city, Edinburgh was another planet” ―Jess Walter “There’s no leaving Edinburgh, No shifting it around: it stays with you, always.” – Alan Bold “This is a city of shifting…

Celebration of Summer “Beltane Fire Festival” in Edinburgh


The people of Edinburgh gather each year to celebrate the changing of the seasons with the Beltane Fire Festival.  Beltane means “bright fire”.  Historically, the villages around Scotland built a bonfire on May 1st to celebrate the lengthening of the days.  The locals would…

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