Knappogue Castle was built in 1467 by Sean MacNamara, and is a magnificent example of a medieval tower house. It has a long and varied history ~ from a battle field to a dwelling place.  In 1571 the Castle became the seat of the MacNamara Clan ~ Earls of West Clancullen.

Knappogue Castle was built in 1467 by Sean MacNamara, and is a magnificent example of a medieval tower house. It has a long and varied history ~ from a battle field to a dwelling place. In 1571 the Castle became the seat of the MacNamara Clan ~ Earls of West Clancullen.

5 prachtige historische foto's van mensen en boeken -- Tekstbureau Van Ginneken

5 prachtige historische foto's van mensen en boeken -- Tekstbureau Van Ginneken

1893 Queen Anne - This spectacular Victorian Painted Lady has been featured in dozens of books, calendars and paintings - Alameda, CA

1893 Queen Anne - This spectacular Victorian Painted Lady has been featured in dozens of books, calendars and paintings - Alameda, CA

Hannover, Germany... Town Hall... I will be seeing this in person one day when I go visit my sister! :)

Hannover, Germany... Town Hall... I will be seeing this in person one day when I go visit my sister! :)

View from "Top of the Rock" (Rockefeller Center) at sunset - New York, NY

View from "Top of the Rock" (Rockefeller Center) at sunset - New York, NY

Kylemore Abbey is a 19th century castle in Connemara. Built by Mitchell Henry in 1867 for himself, his wife Margaret & their 9 children. Margaret died young, just 3 years after it was finished. Mitchell stayed on for another 30-yrs never remarrying. He too fell on hard times & sold it to the Duke and Duchess of Manchester. It eventually passed into the hands of the nuns of the Benedictine order who had been displaced during World War 1 from their convent in Ypres, for the sum of £48,000 in…

Kylemore Abbey is a 19th century castle in Connemara. Built by Mitchell Henry in 1867 for himself, his wife Margaret & their 9 children. Margaret died young, just 3 years after it was finished. Mitchell stayed on for another 30-yrs never remarrying. He too fell on hard times & sold it to the Duke and Duchess of Manchester. It eventually passed into the hands of the nuns of the Benedictine order who had been displaced during World War 1 from their convent in Ypres, for the sum of £48,000 in…

Riverdene Lodge :. Private game reserve, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Riverdene Lodge :. Private game reserve, Eastern Cape, South Africa

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