second contributor, Le Diademe, wrote:
Street] are several fine statues worth taking, notably the Scott
monument. From here, a splendid view of the Edinburgh
Castle and the rock may be had. Permission had better be
obtained from some of the officers in charge before commencing
front of Register House, a fine looking building, is the monument of the
Duke of Wellington,
one of the noblest equestrian statues in the world.
Loch is at all times picturesque. The church is an old Norman
Castle stands on a hill 1 1/2 miles south of
Duddingston and is well worth a plate.
where the High Street widens is John
Knox House, a very picturesque looking building.
Instantaneous shots of the soldiers on drill on the Esplanade may be
from Edinburgh may be made to Leith, visiting the docks, and take a boat
to Forth Bridge
[The Forth Bridge
was completed 3 years before this recommendation was made.],
get off at Queensferry and spend a few hours until the next boat
arrives, whence return to Leith.
a fine watering place, three miles from Edinburgh, and Newhaven
(two miles), a quaint looking fishing village, might be done in a day.
and dark room at McClyne, 69 Nicolson Street, Mr McBean,
25 Albert Place or Mr Hume, 1, Lothian Street. Lodgings can be
obtained at cheap rates."