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Ruins in Green The Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh. Lovely green, isnt it?

The ruins of Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh, Scotland. •❤° Nims °❤•

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14th century St Giles Cathedral ~ Edinburgh, Scotland

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Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh ~ I went here during my honeymoon to England and Scotland ~ 20 years ago

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