Holyrood Park-Edinburgh, Scotland

It was our first trip to Scotland, and it was coming to an end. After two blissful weeks of sightseeing and near-perfect May weather, our last day greeted us with a chill. Rain and fog rolled in – a perfect metaphor for our mood. We were sad.  More than that, we were depressed. You see, at that time, Mr. C and I had no idea if and when we would someday return to Scotland. Did we just spend two weeks falling in love with a county we might not ever see again?  Only time would tell.

Feeling glum, we decided to get out for a while rather than sulk about our long morning flight home. So, we did a little shopping and attended an afternoon church service at Grace Church Leith. Finally, as the weather began to clear, we made our way over to Holyrood Park.

It was breathtaking.

It was magical.

It was bittersweet.

St. Margaret's Loch in Holyrood Park.
St. Margaret’s Loch and the ruins of St. Anthony’s Chapel
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