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Advent Calendar of Castles: December 6th: Richmond Castle

As Richmond Castle is one I’ve written about before I thought I’d provide the link to the previous post rather than write a new history.



Autumn Sunday in Vaduz

On a last weekend of October, my husband and I spontaneously decided to visit Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein. We didn’t do any planning in advance, we just went there and explore the city without any prior knowledge about it. 417 more words


Castle Ruins

Heidelberg Castle is a essentially a ruin in the Rhineland section of Germany. It sits on top of a hill overlooking the town of Heidelberg and dates back to 1214. 129 more words


Advent Calendar of Castles: December 5th: Pickering Castle

Pickering Castle was established by William the Conqueror in c. 1070. It was built in response to the northern revolts against his rule. William’s stamping of authority on the north is known was the Harrying of the North. 294 more words


Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

One of the hostel workers in Sarajevo had to go to Mostar the same day so he gave me a ride, which was awesome. I really enjoyed my stay with them. 618 more words

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