May 21, 2014 Live from the road

Edinburgh - Falkirk

Reported by Devashishu Torpy 44.0 km

Our day begins at Dean Park Primary School in Edinburgh

This team won an inter-school sports competition which included trampolining, bowling, and several other disciplines.

You take the low road, and I'll take the high road, and I'll be in scotland before you ....

Carlos makes a promise to the children that Brazil will win the World Cup.

A scenic run across the hills brings us to Low Port Primary School in Linlithgow.

Lois made a drawing of the runners during our visit.

The school is located in the most beautiful landscape.

Brave hearts are running.

Janani Spence, our local coordinator, shares the torch with her new found friends.

The famous Kelpies in Falkirk,inaugurated earlier this year.

The Provost of Falkirk meets us at the Kelpies.

The sculptures are over 30 metres tall, and made of steel. This place was the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, land rich in iron and coal.

The sculptures are an homage to the great Clydesdale horses that would pull the barges along the canals.

Torch carried by
Akrura Bogea (Brazil), Balavan Thomas (Great Britain), Carlos Machado (Brazil), Devashishu Torpy (Great Britain), Dipavajan Renner (Austria), Dulce Manso (Portugal), Harikanta Ketova (Russia), Irina Majerova (Czech Republic), Istidad Alvarado (Guatemala), Janani Spence (Great Britain), Premamrita Fox (Great Britain), Robert Benedek (Hungary), Sukhada Korshunova (Russia), Thomas Strohn (Germany), Tom Kane (Great Britain), Tom McGuire (New Zealand), Uhaina Maya (Mexico).  
Dipavajan Renner
The torch has travelled 44.0 km from Edinburgh to Falkirk.

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