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Himeji castle

En-route from Osaka to Hiroshima we decided to break the journey and visit Himeji castle, an imposing castle dating back to the late 1500s but renovated in recent times. 342 more words


A Dark Night in the Dark Ages - Part One

With just one week until Halloween it is time for a spooky tale! I originally wrote this as a sketch for a Facebook writer’s group, but have added some more details for this. 712 more words


Aranjuez + Chinchón

Before school started, I wanted to try to squeeze in at least another day trip, so I booked an inexpensive bus tour with a local travel company to Aranjuez and Chinchón. 338 more words


Photos from Vianden Castle

Look, I’ll admit that human made things like castles and weapons (and babies) don’t pique my natural interest, but I do my best to appreciate them as others do.  198 more words

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A Quick Trip to Kassel, Germany

It wasn’t the best of timing since we had just moved into our apartment, but we went to Kassel, Germany, last weekend and we are glad that we took the time. 478 more words


Ogrodzieniec Castle

Ogrodzieniec Castle was built in 12th century during the reign of Polish king Boleslaw III Wrymouth. It is one of the chain of defensive fortressed called The Trail of theEagles’ Nests that were established in that region for protection against attacking enemies. 150 more words


7 Spooky Tales from England’s Haunted Castles

Many of England’s historic buildings and monuments set an inspiring backdrop for mysterious tales of paranormal activity, their rich heritage feeding into narratives passed through generations. 917 more words