Scotland’s Melrose Abbey

Scotland’s Melrose Abbey

About an hour’s drive south from Edinburgh is the fabulous remnants of Melrose Abbey.  I visited there briefly one afternoon.  What a treat!

A Little History

The Scottish king, David I, founded the abbey in 1136 as a Cistercian monastery.  These monks, like the Benedictines, followed the Rule of St. Benedict, which called for

Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow, Scotland

I expected to have more time in Glasgow but sometimes things just don’t work out as planned.  My whirlwind tour of Scotland was shorter than anticipated due to flight delays and I