Day 2.  A sunny day in Edinburgh

Visit Edinburgh in Scotland. Explore history and more.

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Waking up to bright blue Scottish skies we started the day with full Scottish breakfasts then took a look insideScotlandsPeoplenear Waverley Station on Princes Street. This beautiful building is the official Scottish government resource for genealogical research and despite not having any Scottish ancestors ourselves it’s still an interesting place to visit in the city centre to admire its stunning interior and courtyard garden.

Interior of ScotlandsPeople, Edinburgh
Leaving here, we caught a bus to nearby Portobello (3 miles east of the centre) for a bracing walk along the seafront. Our bus (No.26) took around 20 minutes and after a brief walk along the High Street, we walked off our large breakfasts along Portobello’s promenade. Apart from an amusement arcade and a couple of cafes, there’s not a great deal happening here in winter but there were plenty of people about, like us, enjoying a Friday morning stroll…

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