Friday, September 27, 2013

Welcome to Scotland and Jedburgh

We wrapped up the second day by crossing the border into Scotland.

It was so much colder than it appears in this picture.  Also, there was a man playing bagpipes a few feet away from me.  I grew to love the sound on this trip.

This is Jedburgh Abbey, which was built in the 12th century.  I know what you are thinking, and yes, we did see a lot off abbeys, cathedrals, chapels, and ruins on this trip.  

The town of Jedburgh itself was picturesque, to say the least.  It looks like a movie set.  Maybe I just need to travel more.

This was the home of Mary Queen of Scots.  

Fact:  It has the first toilet in Scotland.

In her back yard.


Emmylou said...

Great pics, Erin:) I love that name Jedburgh...very Star Wars....heehee...

Loulou said...

Gorgeous! That's an interesting tidbit about the toilet.

SizzleandZoom said...

Beautiful photos! It's coming up to your favorite time of the year and I'm wondering if we are going to see your decorations this year.

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