A good vantage point for photographing the Princes Street Christmas Fair for these tourists.
Food to keep you warm, at the Princes Street Christmas Fair.
The sound of laughter and pop music from the 1980s. The smell of Aberdeen Angus burgers mixed with sweet, chocolate-filled crêpes. A sip of Glühwein and children spinning in giant, neon-lit tea cups. The Fair is a heady mix that saturates the senses.
It’s a sign of the times that the most glamorous part of Edinburgh’s main shopping street in the lead up to Christmas is the new Primark cut-price clothing shop. It’s as if all the other shops have just given up.
As seen on Princes Street.
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