Photo taken from Calton Hill following the Torchlight Procession

 View to the North

30 December 2011

View to the North from Calton Hill

to the Northern Suburbs of Edinburgh and Leith and across the Firth of Forth to Fife

Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                 Photograph taken December 30, 2011

 

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    Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

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Calton Hill

Torchlight Procession

The start of Edinburgh's New Year Celebrations is celebrated by a Torchlight Procession from The Royal Mile via The Mound, Princes Street and Waterloo Place to the top of Calton Hill where there are floodlit monuments, fireworks and a bonfire.

View to the North

This photo was taken, looking to the north from Calton Hill towards the suburbs of North Edinburgh and Leith.  The lights in the background are towns in Fife on the northern shore of the Firth of Forth.

-  The prominent road junction in the lower right corner of the photo is the junction of Leith Walk (running towards the lower left corner) and London Road (running towards the lower right corner).

-  The blue dome near the centre of the photo is on the Lothian Buses Central Bus Garage in Annandale Street.

Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

View to the West

Please click on this thumbnail image to see a view to the west from Calton Hill, towards Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street:

Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

 

View to the South

Please click on this thumbnail image to see a view to the west from Calton Hill, towards Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Crags in Holyrood Park:

Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

 

 

Torchlight Procession 2011

Calton Hill

 

 

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