Posts Tagged: castle

Seen from afar…yonder distant castle

Firstly, in the Dordogne. A castle (unknown) from the window of a castle (Commarque) across the valley…. ….and another castle from a castle, this time in the Languedoc …and here are all four of the castles of Lastours on their

Seen from afar…yonder distant castle

Firstly, in the Dordogne. A castle (unknown) from the window of a castle (Commarque) across the valley…. ….and another castle from a castle, this time in the Languedoc …and here are all four of the castles of Lastours on their

June Squares : Rooves / 25

Here’s another from Romania- the rich coloured rooves of Bran Castle, widely touted as the Dracula castle, though there are some that say ruined Poeinari is the one. Whatever, I’m sure you’ll agree this is rather a marvellous view on

June Squares : Rooves / 25

Here’s another from Romania- the rich coloured rooves of Bran Castle, widely touted as the Dracula castle, though there are some that say ruined Poeinari is the one. Whatever, I’m sure you’ll agree this is rather a marvellous view on

To Frame or not to Frame?

A question posed by Ann Christine (Leya), had me thinking of the different ways I have framed images – here are just a few: Firstly, an arch and a shadow nicely frame the subject- Now for an archway in one

To Frame or not to Frame?

A question posed by Ann Christine (Leya), had me thinking of the different ways I have framed images – here are just a few: Firstly, an arch and a shadow nicely frame the subject- Now for an archway in one

Silhouettes at the castle

Decided to post this image for Sylvain Landry’s theme this week, as it fit the prompt. The joys of backlight! Noticed these silhouettes against the castle courtyard as we came through the archway: More silhouettes here.

Silhouettes at the castle

Decided to post this image for Sylvain Landry’s theme this week, as it fit the prompt. The joys of backlight! Noticed these silhouettes against the castle courtyard as we came through the archway: More silhouettes here.

Of castles, a dancer, dragon’s teeth and tunnels…

For the first time ever, I shall write of a (very) short walk and link to Jo’s Monday Walk…. A friend took me for a short walk today, knowing that I am low on stamina. She guessed correctly that I

Of castles, a dancer, dragon’s teeth and tunnels…

For the first time ever, I shall write of a (very) short walk and link to Jo’s Monday Walk…. A friend took me for a short walk today, knowing that I am low on stamina. She guessed correctly that I

Frizztext’s A to Z Challenge: R is for Rhuddlan

It’s time again for Frizztext’s A to Z Challenge, this week it’s R. From my travels, R could be for Rievaulx, Rothenburg, Rye, Reims-Geux, Rhuddlan, Regensburg, Riquewihr and many others. I think I shall go for Rhuddlan, or at least,

Frizztext’s A to Z Challenge: R is for Rhuddlan

It’s time again for Frizztext’s A to Z Challenge, this week it’s R. From my travels, R could be for Rievaulx, Rothenburg, Rye, Reims-Geux, Rhuddlan, Regensburg, Riquewihr and many others. I think I shall go for Rhuddlan, or at least,

Frizztext’s A to Z Challenge: Q is for Quertinheux

It’s time again for Frizztext’s A to Z Challenge, this week it’s Q. From my travels, Q could be for Quedlinburg, Quéribus…. But I’m going for Quertinheux, which is one of the four Cathar Castles collectively known as the Chateaux

Frizztext’s A to Z Challenge: Q is for Quertinheux

It’s time again for Frizztext’s A to Z Challenge, this week it’s Q. From my travels, Q could be for Quedlinburg, Quéribus…. But I’m going for Quertinheux, which is one of the four Cathar Castles collectively known as the Chateaux

Frizztext’s A toZ challenge: P is for Puilaurens

Time again for Frizztext’s A to Z Challenge  – this week it’s P. From my travels, P could be for Painshill Park, Paris, Peyrepertuse, Phaestos, Pisa, Pistyll Rhaeadr, Pitigliano, Poienari castle, Polesden Lacey, Potsdam, Pottenstein, Provence, and umpteen more….. But

Frizztext’s A toZ challenge: P is for Puilaurens

Time again for Frizztext’s A to Z Challenge  – this week it’s P. From my travels, P could be for Painshill Park, Paris, Peyrepertuse, Phaestos, Pisa, Pistyll Rhaeadr, Pitigliano, Poienari castle, Polesden Lacey, Potsdam, Pottenstein, Provence, and umpteen more….. But