The Kelpies

The Kelpies are legendary beings that can adopt different shapes, being the most frequent those of a horse or that of a woman. It is said that these beings inhabit any surface of water, rivers, lochs and streams. Although those who have survived its charm and have filled the tradition with the stories of such … More The Kelpies

Old Calton Cemetery

This last abode of many world famous celebrities is a must seeñ, as it presents some curiosities. At the foot of Calton Hill, we can see buildings decorated with niches or arcades which are repeated on the opposite side of the street as both sides of the street were part of what was the cemetery … More Old Calton Cemetery

A walk from the University of Edinburgh to the Royal Mile

Next to the University of Edinburgh, is The Meadows. Not only we are going to be attracted by its scenic beauty but because we will also find an urban variety of people practicing all sorts of sports, young people celebrating the bachelorette party of some member of the group, acrobats walking on a rope, students … More A walk from the University of Edinburgh to the Royal Mile

Museums

As an artist, I feel my spirit burst with joy every time I visit Scotland. Not only for its landscapes, but also for the richness of its museums. An interesting fact, to keep in mind, is that most museums in Britain are free. This, is because many of the artworks come from other countries and, … More Museums

Graveyards

Hello dear travellers! I want to talk to you today about graveyards. They everywhere! They are an important part of the Scottish landscape. It is impossible not to find them while strolling the cities. I must say that, at risk of sounding weird, they are very nice and extremely interesting. Some of them, as the … More Graveyards

The National Animal

Hi, fellow travellers! The Scottish National Animal is the Unicorn. There are two versions about why they’ve chosen this mythological animal. The lion is the English national animal and, according to an old tale, the Unicorn beat the Lion, so it’s a great metaphor given the rivalry existent between both countries. The second version is … More The National Animal