Tag: castles

Feb 25, 2016

Picture of the Day: Neuschwanstein Castle circa 1900, 10 Years After It Was Built

Picture of the Day: Neuschwanstein Castle circa 1900, 10 Years After It Was Built

A photochrom print of Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany; taken as few as ten years after the completion of the castle

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Feb 25, 2016

Boss Told Them to Jazz Up Their Cubicle So They Built a Cardboard Castle with Drawbridge

Boss Told Them to Jazz Up Their Cubicle So They Built a Cardboard Castle with Drawbridge

To combat the winter blues, managers at the Viking Direct office told teams they could dress up their cubicles

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Aug 26, 2015

Picture of the Day: Castle Ruins of Aggstein, Wachau, Lower Austria

Picture of the Day: Castle Ruins of Aggstein, Wachau, Lower Austria

Aggstein Castle is a ruined castle situated on the right bank of the Danube in Wachau, Austria. The castle dates back to the 12th century and is perched about 300 meters (980 ft) above the Danube.

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Mar 31, 2015

The Lonely Castle in the Middle of the Desert

The Lonely Castle in the Middle of the Desert

In the desert landscape of northeastern Saudia Arabia you will find Qasr al-Farid aka “The Lonely Castle”. Built in the first century A.D. the Lonely Castle rises four stories; an unfinished tomb carved out of a solitary sandstone outcrop. Because the tomb was never completed, we can see how the façade was chiseled from…

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Mar 10, 2015

10 Central European Landscapes Inspired by Grimm’s Fairy Tales

10 Central European Landscapes Inspired by Grimm’s Fairy Tales

“Brothers Grimm’s Wanderings” by Kilian Schönberger is the second part of a photo project that started with Brothers Grimm’s Homeland. On Behance, Schönberger adds: “The photos are inspired by the old fairtytales written by the Brothers Grimm. Therefore I’m searching places throughout Central Europe that echo the mood of those old stories. I think…

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Nov 13, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Long Walk

Picture of the Day: The Long Walk

Photograph by Ben Rodford The Long Walk is a 4.26 km (2.65 mi) path that runs from Windsor Castle (seen in the distance) to the top of Snow Hill (where this photo was taken), which is located in Windsor Great Park. Windsor Great Park is a large deer park of 5,000 acres (20 km2),…

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Sep 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: Neuschwanstein Castle

Picture of the Day: Neuschwanstein Castle

NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE Photograph by Taxiarchos228 on Wikimedia Commons Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace (i.e., a style of building employed beginning in the mid-19th century inspired by the 11th and 12th century Romanesque architecture) on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. [Source]…

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