Obrien World Tour

Edinburgh

ScotlandAmy ObrienComment

Before heading to Dublin, we are stayed outside of Edinburgh for one night. I wish we would of planned one more day. Edinburgh had so much to do. After hopping off the train, we wandered the streets checking out the cool buildings.

We noticed that the National Gallery was free. So off we went to check out some local art. To our surprise they had some amazing pieces ;Monet, Gauguin, and Rembrandt's self portrait to name a few. The museum offered workbooks for kids. The books had them on a scavenger hunt through the different sections of the museum, researching the art. The kids loved searching the gallerys and answering the questions.

It was a good thing we went to the Museum in true Scottish fashion (rain gear not kilts) as it poured and hailed the whole time we were there. Once we got outside the clouds broke and we were off to see Carlton Hill. I really wanted to see King Arthurs seat but it was to far for these kids to hike to.
 Carlton Hill was really amazing, there were views of the whole city and statues galore.

After our hike we were starved.. While looking for food we stumbled upon a street performer. The kids were enjoying the show until he swallowed a sword, both kids went running the other way.