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Edinburgh, Scotland (#17)

Edinburgh, Scotland (#17)

It’s impossible to leave Scotland without mentioning a few interesting highlights that enrich our visit with fascinating trivia. For instance, the Greyfriars Church of Edinburgh was the first church built after the Reformation. In 1562, Mary Queen of Scots, donated the land to be used for a burial ground. The original Gothic building soon followed, […]

Edinburgh, Scotland (#15)

Edinburgh, Scotland (#15)

Robert and James Haldane caused the independent Baptists to flourish in Edinburgh. The Charlotte Baptist Chapel was named after Queen Charlotte, husband of George III of England (House of Hanover, Germany) 1760-1820. Charlotte was Princess of Mecklenburg, Germany, but the English and Scottish alike adored her for her fine manners and for the culture she […]