Capturing History Challenge Week 12

Another challenge for those who have a camera.

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Despite the mayhem going on in the Ruinhunter Castle the past few weeks, im delighted to have been able to keep this little historic challenge going. This week is another short week, but there are some fantastic places to see. If you would like to take part in this weekly challenge, just continue down to the end of this post to find out how.

So kicking off this week we travel to India to see something that could have come straight out of Game of Thrones. The Red Fort of Dehli. We then take you back to England for another Castle that would not look out of place in Game of Thrones. The rather striking Donnington Castle. We then head of to Cambodia to see the Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom. We finish off as usual in Ireland, keeping a theme of something old and something new. I have the…

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I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

8 thoughts on “Capturing History Challenge Week 12”

      1. That wouldn’t be my era or scene, either. Give me wild open spaces and more ancient stones, any day. But whereabouts are you in France? Brittany shares a lot of similar structures and history as Ireland, so I believe…

      2. I’m in Bordeaux. The original people here were similar to the Gallician Celts, who were very likely the Milesians. But the Visigoths have been here since. I see much more Visigoth in the scenery here than Celt.

      3. It’s probably still there. You’ll need to go hunting for it though. I spend ages looking at maps

      4. Brittany’s the place for Celtic remains. There are loads in northern Spain too. Here, I don’t know of any. The Visigoths probably used standing stones to play boules with 🙂

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