Two Unbelievable German Fairytale Castles.
By all accounts, Ludwig II was a mad king. Of course, madness is subjective, but most people agree that it’s a bit off the wall to build yourself a fantastic fairytale castle, then spend your kingdom’s vast fortune to build another one across the way, just so you have something nice to look at from your own, fabulous…
Mysteries and Histories of Newgrange, Ireland
I slept like a log last night. Do logs actually sleep? How do logs sleep? Like me? This is Newgrange, a Neolithic site in Ireland that was on my 30 list, which I visited in June when I went to Dublin to see The Who (I recently re-read that article and I’m glad I waited…
I spent a night in a Scottish castle!
Last week on my trip to the Highlands, I checked into the Mercure Barony Castle Hotel, Eddleston, near Peebles, for a couple of nights R+R after two days car camping and climbing mountains and whatnot. Peebles is in the Scottish borders between England and Scotland (far, far away from the Highlands) and we stayed here…