Tag: castle

The Castle of Good Hope For the Lucky Few

You know I’m a sucker for English castles, Welsh castle ruins, French chateaux, Austrian forts and even American reconstructed castles, right?  It’s the history buff in me as well as the die hard romantic.  So when I heard there was a castle in Cape Town, we had to go visit. The Castle was built by the Dutch

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Sixteen Centuries of History at Pevensey Castle

I took my daughter to see Pevensey Castle, an English Heritage property, in East Sussex.  We were in the area and I thought it would be a nice way to spend some mother-daughter time.  Much to my chagrin, she has little interest in history.  She does like the romance of castles though.  Although a world

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