History Walks: The Mercat Cross

Walking up the Royal Mile, in the shadow of St Giles, there is a stone structure. It's shaped almost like a castle turret, or an oversized, stone goblet with a pole coming out the top. It's always surrounded by tour groups, either guides in full swing with interested (and not so interested) tourists milling around … Continue reading History Walks: The Mercat Cross


History Walks: The Royal Mile

It's been a while since I've done one of these, but I'm trying to get back into the swing of things. I figured a good way to get back into things was to turn some of my tour guide stories into blog posts. I don't think I'll be a tour guide for much longer (more … Continue reading History Walks: The Royal Mile