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St Andrews, Scotland, the home of golf. The standard 18 hole golf course was created at St Andrews in

Robert the Bruce, eternally guarding Sterling Castle

Robert the Bruce, eternally guarding Sterling Castle

Thistle Lore

Scottish Thistle - the most badass national flower. From the country whose national animal is a unicorn.

Around Edinburgh you will find many statues of Scotland's greatest figures. On the Royal Mile sits the statue of David Hume (1711 - 1776), Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, essayist and Edinburgh University alumna.  One of the most important figures in the history of Western philosophy & the Scottish Enlightenment, David Hume attended Edinburgh University in 1723. The statue's big toe has become a lucky charm for students.   http://www.ed.ac.uk/about/video/lecture-series/hume/hume

Around Edinburgh you will find many statues of Scotland's greatest figures. On the Royal Mile sits the statue of David Hume (1711 - 1776), Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, essayist and Edinburgh University alumna. One of the most important figures in the history of Western philosophy & the Scottish Enlightenment, David Hume attended Edinburgh University in 1723. The statue's big toe has become a lucky charm for students. http://www.ed.ac.uk/about/video/lecture-series/hume/hume

:Wedderburn Castle, Scotland

Wedderburn Castle with floral urns - image courtesy of Planet Flowers

Bemersyde House - home of Clan Haig

Bemersyde House - home of Clan Haig

Wedderburn castle- was the birth place and home of my 7th great grandfather, George Hume 11th Barron.

Wedderburn castle- was the birth place and home of my great grandfather, George Hume Barron.

OLD CALTON CEMETERY, Edinburgh. Scottish – American Soldiers Monument[edit]   Scottish–American Soldiers Monument A focal point of the graveyard, just in front of Hume’s tomb, this piece of statuary was erected in 1893.[4] It depicts a standing figure of Abraham Lincoln, with a freed slave giving thanks at his feet. A bronze shield bears the old US flag, and is wreathed in thistles to the left, and cotton to the right.

the emancipation monument, calton cemetery, edinburgh - the only statue of lincoln in scotland and the only american civil war memorial out of the usa (the statue was also the first lifesized statue of an american president unveiled in europe)

University of Edinburgh, Teviot - Teviot Row House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

have spent half a lifetime in this building, dancing ceilidh/ballroom/eating nachos/working the front desk/playing the sims

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