Edinburgh and London   (My Travels)


... who are probably waiting for the Tattoo to begin. In the meanwhile, they are entertained by musicians, jugglers, beggars and shop-keepers, all of them trying to earn their daily share of revenues.

There is time to have dinner in a little restaurant close to Castle Hill, and then I can enter the long queue leading to the Castle’s esplanade.

The crowd is impressing, but the organization is well up to the event and before long we’re swiftly addressed to our seats. I can count some thousand people already waiting in the stands, and more people are still arriving.

While we’re waiting in this mild evening, a small RAF band is entertaining us. And then, at last, the waiting is over and the Tattoo begins.

First a RAF’s salute - this year’s exhibition is dedicated to the ...

a piper in High Street

the Hub