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Offline DonaCatalina

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Re: Castle of the Day - Large Photos
« Reply #30 on: May 19, 2008, 06:49:12 AM »
For May 19, we're going to Portugal.

The featured castle is;
Marvao
This is a storybook 13th century castle with spectacular views.

http://www.castles.org/castles/Europe/Western_Europe/Portugal/iMarvao.htm


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Re: Castle of the Day - Large Photos
« Reply #31 on: May 19, 2008, 01:35:52 PM »
I don't comment much but I love this thread, DonaCatalina. These castles definitely stir the romantic in my soul. I often wonder why because they can't have been very comfortable to live in. Still . . .
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Re: Castle of the Day - Large Photos
« Reply #32 on: May 19, 2008, 01:37:52 PM »
Wow...what a view!  8)
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Re: Castle of the Day - Large Photos
« Reply #33 on: May 19, 2008, 02:54:24 PM »
yeah thats a nice view
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Re: Castle of the Day - Large Photos
« Reply #34 on: May 19, 2008, 09:37:32 PM »
wow...thats amazing...especially since when I live, the highest thing is the trash dump or the local overpass

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Re: Castle of the Day - Large Photos
« Reply #35 on: May 20, 2008, 08:24:08 AM »
For May 20 we are returning to Scotland.
The featured castle is Craigmillar,
a sprawling fortress near Edinburgh.
http://www.craigmillarcastle.com/

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Re: Castle of the Day - Large Photos
« Reply #36 on: May 21, 2008, 06:29:14 AM »
The featured castle for May 21 is;

Scarlino
http://www.castellitoscani.com/scarlino.htm
There is some speculation that the name of the fotress and walled city is
derived from the ancient Roman port called 'Porto Scabris' situated once on the underlying coast.

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Castle of the Day for May 22
« Reply #37 on: May 22, 2008, 06:39:10 AM »
The featured castle for May 22 is;

Pendragon
map coordinates 54.418678, -2.337755
Located in Mallerstang, Cumbria. ... Pendragon Castle is reputed to have been founded by Uther Pendragon, the father of King Arthur.
http://www.visitcumbria.com/pen/pendragon.htm



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Re: Castle of the Day - Large Photos
« Reply #38 on: May 22, 2008, 09:46:39 PM »
The featured castle for May 22 is;

Pendragon




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Castle of the day for May 23
« Reply #39 on: May 23, 2008, 06:03:56 AM »
The featured castle for May 23 is;

Giechburg
http://castlesearch.com/giechburg.htm
Giechburg, or Burg Giech, is a ruin NE of Bamberg., Germany.
Map coordinates 49.955, 11.049444



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Re: Castle of the Day - Large Photos
« Reply #40 on: May 25, 2008, 09:21:48 AM »
The featured castle for May 25 is;
Aberedw Castle.
http://www.castlewales.com/aberedw.html
Not much remains aboveground.



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Re: Castle of the Day - Large Photos
« Reply #41 on: May 26, 2008, 09:40:14 AM »
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Re: Castle of the Day - Large Photos
« Reply #42 on: May 27, 2008, 06:26:34 AM »
The featured castle for May 27 is actually a free-standing round tower.
Orchardton Tower
http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/palnackie/orchardtontower/index.html
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Re: Castle of the Day - Large Photos
« Reply #43 on: May 28, 2008, 06:30:06 AM »
The featured castle for May 28 is;
Bouillon
http://www.castles.org/castles/Europe/Western_Europe/Belgium/bouillon.htm
This castle in Belgium is what you expected castles to look like when you were a kid.
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Re: Castle of the Day - Large Photos
« Reply #44 on: May 28, 2008, 11:55:35 AM »
ohhhh so nice
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