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SUNSHINE ON LEITH

On Monday I found myself with a free afternoon and some sunshine, so I grabbed my new bus pass and went exploring my beautiful city!

For someone that has lived in Edinburgh for over 4 years now, I am ashamed to admit I haven’t explored as much as I should have. The place I had to go in the sunshine had to be Leith…

I started off on Princes Street with a glorious view of the castle while I waited on the swanky new 22 bus to take me on my adventure.

 

Now it wouldn’t be a trip to Leith without visiting the Shore….

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And down by the shore, you can find my favourite cake shop, Mimi’s Bakehouse…

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I just love all the street art hidden away in side streets…

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Leither’s like to express themselves…

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It would’t be a visit down to Leith without heading to Ocean Terminal to visit the Royal Yacht Britannia and to take in the views…

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And on the walk home I came across some interesting places…

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On Leith Walk you can find the Edinburgh Remakery, a very cool social enterprise…

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But it was time to head back to the City Centre and get home…

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“While I’m worth my room on this earth
I will be with you
While the Chief, puts sunshine on Leith
I’ll thank Him for His work
And your birth and my birth…”

Hope you enjoyed my adventure in Leith. Have you ever been? Did I miss anywhere you think I should check out?

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