(Atenção para história mais fofa que vocês vão ler hoje) 🐾
Bobby era um cachorro da raça Skye Terrier, e seu dono era John Gray, que trabalhava para a Polícia de Edimburgo. Eles eram inseparáveis, até que John morreu de tuberculose. Ele foi enterrado em Greyfriars Kirkyard (cemitério da segunda foto). Bobby, depois da morte de John, passou 14 anos ao lado de seu túmulo, vivendo com comida e água que o pessoal dos Pubs ao redor lhe davam até o dia da sua morte. Bobby morreu em 1872 e agora está, outra vez, junto com seu melhor amigo. 🥰
Na terceira foto está o túmulo de Bobby, cheio de gravetinhos que as pessoas deixavam (claro que também deixei). Um ano após a morte de Bobby, foi construída uma fonte e uma estátua em sua homenagem, em frente ao Pub, que também é exatamente ao lado do cemitério. Ah, e para deixar registrado, foi lá em que comi oficialmente meu primeiro “Fish & Chips”. Estava uma delicinha!!! 😋 #scotland#edinburgh#greyfriarsbobby
1 5623 May, 2019
The town of Edinburgh was filled with discoveries. Colorful buildings, flowers, the castle, the Scottish Palace of Queen Elizabeth, Parliament and a statue in honor of a loyal & faithful dog, it is truly a beautiful place to visit.
I couldn’t visit Edinburgh without seeing little Greyfriars Bobby. This is the little pooch who didn’t leave his masters graveside until he himself passed, sixteen years later.
See, dogs are the most loyal best friends any of us could ever have. By the way, I’m not picking his nose I’m rubbing it for good luck!
A copy of This Is Going To Hurt was left at Greyfriars Bobby for a luck person to find.
About the book:
Adam Kay was a junior doctor from 2004 until 2010, before a devastating experience on a ward caused him to reconsider his future. He kept a diary throughout his training, and This Is Going to Hurt intersperses tales from the front line of the NHS with reflections on the current crisis. The result is a first-hand account of life as a junior doctor in all its joy, pain, sacrifice and maddening bureaucracy, and a love letter to those who might at any moment be holding our lives in their hands.
No I didn’t spit on the heart even though it’s tradition and I definitely did not rub down Bobby’s nose. The locals hate it when tourist rubs his nose and wear down the statue. We did however hang out in the graveyard and admired the magical view. #greyfriarskirkyard#greyfriarsbobby#edinburgh#scotland
1 1121 May, 2019
Of course, once I hit the graveyard the rain hits and it suddenly becomes appropriately moody. .
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Greyfriars Bobby foi um cachorro da raça Skye Terrier, que ficou conhecido em Edimburgo, Escócia, no século XIX por ter passado 14 anos guardando o túmulo de seu dono, até sua própria morte em 14 de Janeiro de 1872.
Greyfriars Bobby (May 4, 1855 – January 14, 1872) was a Skye Terrier who became known in 19th-century Edinburgh for spending 14 years guarding the grave of his owner until he died himself on 14 January 1872. The story continues to be well known in Scotland, through several books and films. A prominent commemorative statue and nearby graves are a tourist attraction.
Happy Monday! 😀🐕🐾☀️🏴 We hope that you will join us on our fun walking tours of Edinburgh, because we visit fascinating places like Greyfriars Kirkyard. There you will learn about the heart-warming story about Bobby, visit the graves that were inspirational for the Harry Potter books, but you will also learn about some of the darker and spookier stories in Edinburgh history. The mortsafe next to us in the picture is a clue to one of those stories. Also, find out why the cemetery is haunted! 👻 To find out more, please check out the link in our profile. .
12 87518 March, 2019
On this day in 1872, Greyfriars Bobby died. A truly special wee dug.
The story is that Skye Terrier Bobby belonged to John Gray, who worked for the Edinburgh City Police as a night watchman. When Gray died in 1858 he was buried in Greyfriars Kirkyard in the Old Town of Edinburgh. Bobby then became well-known locally, because he spent the rest of his life (14 years!) sitting on his master's grave. #onthisday#otd#greyfriarsbobby#statue#skyeterrier#loyalty#edinburgh#scotland#scottish#beingscottish