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The name of Larochette Castle, or Burg Fels in German, derives from its location on a sandstone promontory above the small town of Larochette and means ‘rock’. 126 more words


Nevytsky Castle, Ukraine

Hello everybody!

Only 12 km from Uzhhorod stands on the hill dilapidated, but still picturesque Nevytsky Castle, first mentioned in the early 15th century.

In 1241, it was destroyed by the Mongol-Tatar’s hordes, but, in the second half of the 13th century, it was restored. 217 more words


Schloss Neuschwanstein, where fairy-tales come to life.!

Picturesque, cute little town, greenery around, touristic, idyllic village, beer heaven are some of the adjectives you can think of when it comes to Fussen, a small town & the gateway to the famous Neuschwanstein castle. 783 more words


Tübingen's City Castle

My sister moved to Tübingen. We seem to be unable to stay still. However, at least she’s happy about the move, and for good reason: this little German town is quaint and cute and modern with a taste of antique that hits you right in the heart. 75 more words


Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland

After a delicious kipper breaky we set off once again for the North.

It’s a pretty straight drive up to Edinburgh and not too far so we had time to stop off at Bamburgh Castle which we didn’t actually go in because we were having too much fun on the beach. 134 more words

An Englishman's house...

Do you ever watch the TV show Grand Designs? (I’m sure similar programmes exist across the world, where you follow people through the process of building their own houses) 713 more words

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