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Nelson Monument on Glasgow Green, Scotland

This evening, I am posting images and information on Glasgow Green, Scotland following my cycle ride through the area this afternoon.

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Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Scotland

This evening, I am reporting on the historic Abbey at foot of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city.

The adjacent Palace of Holyroodhouse has its origins in a guest house or royal chambers connected with the Abbey. This was the home of an Augustinian order founded by David I ( reigned 1124-53). There is a legend that founding of the Abbey was inspired by King David’s vision of a stag with a cross or ‘rood’ between its antlers. The name ‘Holyrood’ may be derived from a fragment of the true cross brought to Scotland by David’s mother, St Margaret.

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Abbey Church of Dunfermline, Scotland

This afternoon I visited the ancient city of Dunfermline (pop 50,000) in the east of Scotland, about one hour north of Edinburgh.

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