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Rock of Cashel

“Royal and saintly Cashel! I would gaze upon the wreck of thy departed powers…”

 The Rock of Cashel – Sir Aubrey De Vere

The Rock of Cashel was the seat of the ancient kings of Munster.

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Eboracum Evolved Into York

It takes two and three quarter hours to make it from Stafford to York a city in the northern parts of England. It was founded in 71AD by the Romans who occupied these parts of the world back then. 2,289 more words


Sevnica Castle

Yesterday we visited town of Sevnica and the Sevnica castle.

Sevnica is a town on the left bank of the Sava River in central Slovenia. The settlement was first attested in written records in 1275 in German as Liechtenwalde. 

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Aviation Heritage Museum, Perth

A quick sketching catch up at the Aviation Heritage Museum in Bullsbrook this week. Two hangars packed with all sorts of flying machines from gliders made of bamboo, string and glue to a real Lancaster Bomber. 67 more words

De Atramentis Archive Ink

Nafplio, Greece - Secret Pearl of Peloponneso

There is a Greece that most foreign tourists ignore. It is one that I found by accident, while I was going south in the Peloponneso peninsula. 226 more words


Historical Place: Colonial Williamsburg

I was in Virginia last weekend for my husband’s graduation. The festivities included visiting some friends’ home in Williamsburg for fun, as well as an academic meeting. 279 more words


Reed Gold Mine | Midland, NC

  • Distance from Charlotte: 26 Miles
  • Travel Time: 45 minutes
  • Cost: Free (donations accepted); $3 to pan for gold
  • Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM (Closed Sundays and Mondays)
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