This view looks to the north from the
southern from the slopes of Arthur's seat.
The photograph was taken
on the afternoon of 30 June 2004, when the Queen was holding her
Annual Garden Party in Holyrood Palace.
The buildings are taking
shape, but there is still a lot of landscaping to be done, with only
just over three months until the MSPs (Members of the Scottish
Parliament) are due to move into the building.