It’s Thursday again which means it’s link up time again with the lovely Heledd over at Running in Lavender.
My Captured Moment for this week is a photo of me when I had newly arrived here in Scotland, UK way back in the year 2008. It’s unthinkable that I have actually been here for the good 7 years of my life. I suppose time flies so quick when you’re having fun.
The photo was taken in the fore entrance of Linlithgow Palace. It is situated 15 miles west of Edinburgh. The Palace is popularly known as the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. Although today it lies roofless and ruined after a fire swept through it in January 1746 and yet it remained magnificent.
When I newly arrived here in Scotland, my husband had been off work for a week, so he brought me around to the nearby tourist attractions. And the very first one of which was Linlithgow Palace.
Linlithgow Palace stands on a promontory, overlooking a small inland loch and the park. We walked from the town, went up the hill towards the Palace and when we reached the top, I was totally awed with the stunning view. That’s how I felt when I first saw this place. So green, tranquil and remarkably beautiful.
We went round the Loch and fed the numerous ducks wandering around as it was one of the fun things to do when you’re there. To be honest, the place gave me a very good first impression of Scotland, having an amazing scenery and a well-preserved history and natural beauty.
Have you been to Linlithgow Palace yet?
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