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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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Inside Dunfermline Abbey, Scotland.

This evening, I am reporting on a rich and compact site in the east of Scotland, about 18 miles N.W. of Edinburgh. Historically, this was a combined important ecclesiastic site and Royal Palace with origins in the 11th century.

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St Andrews Castle, Scotland

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Dundee and embarked on a tour as follows:

  • First to St. Andrews. First we called in at the St Andrews Links Trust ( Clubhouse) for coffee in a restaurant which afforded excellent views of the Old Course and other prestigious golf courses. next we drove through the town, with its wide streets, to visit the (ruined) medieval cathedral and associated sites, including St Rule’;s Tower, Combination of sunshine and good visibility provided excellent photo opps.

St Rule’s Tower, St Andrews,, Scotland

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