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Edinburgh, Scotland –

“I always feel that when I come to Edinburgh, in many ways I’m coming home.”
Alan Rickman

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The abbey is known for its many carved decorative details, including likenesses of saints, dragons, gargoyles and plants. On one of the abbey’s stairways is an inscription by John Morow, a master mason, which says, Be halde to ye hende (“Keep in mind, the end, your salvation”). This has become the motto of the town of Melrose. She looks pretty good for being born in 1146!


This is Scotland!