Monday, 23 March 2009


Last week, I was fortunate enough to be in Edinburgh. The reason for my visit was an invitation to speak at a SEPA conference on flood defence issues for businesses across Scotland. 

Everytime I go to Edinburgh I am struck by the sheer beauty of the city. The castle, high above the rest, seems to be carved out of the mountain. In fact - just about everything seems to be coming out of the granite. Houses, walls, streets... everything is greyish browny purple and incredibly beautiful. Many streets are made of cobblestones and that definitely adds to the picturesque image.

This time, I took some time to actually walk up to the castle and stroll around. It was an unusually sunny and warm Spring morning. Smell of freshly baked bread and morning Cappucinos from outside cafes....

More Edinburgh pics on my Flickr site (See link top right).

1 comment:

  1. I totally agree with you Edinburgh and Scotland are beautiful places. I haven´t been there since autum 1978 but I still remember the beauty. We travelled around by car that time and I even took a short swim in Loch Ness just to challange "Nessie". She didn´t kill me but the chill in the water almost did. Must do that again some time...