Carpe Diem Haiku *Castle (Feb. 2013)*

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medieval ruins
basking in the autumn sun
the viper queen

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Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

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A Word A Week Photo Challenge – Castle

You make kingdoms and castles on your own. /S.Jenkins/ 

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The Halászbástya or Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest, Hungary – designed and built between 1895 and 1902 on the plans of Frigyes Schulek. This is one of the towers of the Bastion that to me looks like a small castle itself.

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Turaidas pils or Turaida Castle – a medieval castle built in 1214 according to directions given by Albert, archibishop of Riga. Sigulda, Latvia

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Царевец or Tsarevets is a medieval fortress located in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. The construction of the Bulgarian stronghold was begun in 12th century.

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Looks like a castle, doesn’ t it? Torre de Belém or Belém Tower – built by order of the King Dom Manuel I, between 1514 and 1520. Lisbon, Portugal

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Palácio Nacional da Penathe Pena National Palace represents one of the best expressions in the world of 19th-century architectural Romanticism. Sintra, Portugal

Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. /H.D.Thoreau/

A Word A Week Photo Challenge – Castle