Wandering through the very empty Royal Mile in Edinburgh the other day I was reminded once again how different life during the Covid-19 pandemic has been and still is.
The daily COVID-19 updates in Scotland sound quite promising while elsewhere the third wave is being recorded (Italy, Finland & Germany). However, with the vaccination program making good progress and the odd notification from one or the other hotel’s or restaurant’s opening dates I do begin to get hopeful that one day in the not too distance future there will be travelling again.
I do not believe that we will see international travelers return in 2021 but perhaps staycations can be done in a safe manner and also some art, music and sport events could take place.
Certainly spring on the door step lifts my mood and also shows just how gorgeous Scotland is, not just as a holiday location but much more so as an amazing place to live. Keep in mind I am not a native Scot (sadly!)
So while we wait for a little more freedom do enjoy these few images of Edinburgh’s heart, the Royal Mile full of emptyness for now: