Queen of the South
Here you see a statue of Burns in front of Greyfriars Church in the Center of Town. To find some more photo impressions click "weiter lesen" below ...
Robert Burns moved to Dumfriesshire in 1788 and Dumfries itself in 1791, living there until his death on 21 July 1796. Dumfries got its nickname 'Queen of the South' from David Dunbar, a local poet, who in 1857 stood in the genereal election. In on of his adresses he called Dumfries "Queen of the South" and this became synonymous with the town.
Impressions from Dumfries
find out more about Dumfries: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dumfries
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Gabriele Castagnoli hat hier ab April 2016 über zwei Jahre die Pilgerschaft mit ihrem Mann Sesto G. Castagnoli beschrieben.