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European Saga

The Journey Up

Some cellphone snapshots on the hill

 The water looked like a deep orb of dark blue glass, the light only penetrating the outer edges

The water looked like a deep orb of dark blue glass, the light only penetrating the outer edges

 The trig pillar crowning Arthur's Seat

The trig pillar crowning Arthur's Seat

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Trig pillars were built to provide a more consistent base for surveyor's theodolites, used by surveyors to map Britain's hills and mountains

 Theodolite insertion point

Theodolite insertion point

A neat article on the trig pillars and the retriangulation of Great Britain: 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-36036561

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 The middle way

The middle way