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Three Welsh castles

Caerphilly Castle has been somewhat restored and its moat re-flooded. Not all, but some of its wooden parts have been rebuilt. Wooden bridge and wooden hoarding (rooftop for archers) can be seen in this video. Caerphilly is different from the … Continue reading

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Meditation On Harlech Castle

We should not love a castle, but we do; we place ourselves within its keep, not where we’d really stand. For thousands, not a few, the parapets were meant to strip you bare. Sweet the rhyme and full of grace, … Continue reading

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