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Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland. Advertisements

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Welcome to Tintagel

Door to Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, United Kingdom. After hiking up cliff-clinging, adrenaline-inducing stairs, which reach far above the Cornish coast, an arched doorway to Tintagel Castle’s Island Courtyard and Great Hall ruins awaits. Pass through and be greeted by flat … Continue reading

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Antwerp’s Medieval Boogie Man and Riverside Castle

Statue of Lange Wapper, Antwerp, Belgium. Antwerp has its share of folklore. One tale is represented by the statue of a giant and two men shown above. The giant, Lange Wapper, was a ghostly figure who lived in the canals and … Continue reading

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Caernarfon in Watercolor

In early April, my husband and I went to Caernarfon (kah-NAR-von) in North Wales to visit the remarkable Caernarfon Castle (the subject of a future post). While wandering over the Castle’s walls, I viewed the lovely town of Caernarfon from above. … Continue reading

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The Queen of the Cotswolds: Sudeley Castle

St. Mary’s Church at Sudeley Castle (Oct. 2011). Sudeley Castle, in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, is the private home of Lord and Lady Ashcombe, Henry and Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst, and their respective families. (Some people in England really do still live in castles!). Sudeley Castle is also the … Continue reading

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England’s Oldest Inn’s Notable and Dubious Honors. Nottingham.

Established in A.D. 1189, Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem claims to be the oldest inn in England.  When I first learned that an inn so old was still in existence, I knew I had to visit. Talk about history coming to … Continue reading

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