Friday, August 31, 2012

Calton Hill, Edinburgh

At the east end of Princess Street is one of Edinburgh's most interesting and baffling landmarks - the half finished Parthenon. A National Monument to those who died in the Napoleonic Wars, building ceased when the funds ran out. 

Nevertheless, it gives interest to this end of town that has a City Observatory, Nelson's Monument and an old canon. The area also has all round views over the city and waterways. 

A delight has been to enjoy the sunshine and blue skies.


  1. Wow, intense colour and punchy edges. What a beautiful country to look at.

  2. I didn't know it existed, but I do now - how interesting!