Edinburgh botanic gardens

Possibly one of the most beautiful, diverse well kept gardens I've been to. So much to see it was information overload. The highlight for me where the giant redwoods they have plants there from the 1800s. Also the massive greenhouses. Walking through each of the different greenhouses microclimates was so interesting. Seeing the coffee plants... Continue Reading →

Beltane fire festival Edinburgh

This ancient Celtic festival marks the changing of the seasons in an Iron age ritual of performance and lighting of the ceremonial Beltane bonfire.  Set on Calton hill in Edinburgh, a procession of different characters paraded and performed around the hill. There was wild dancing, drumming and offerings made to the different characters involved. The... Continue Reading →

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