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Travel writer Claire Mason on the Apothecary garden, Dubrovnik monastery, Croatia

Don’t be so distracted by the old town’s 17 picturesque churches that you miss the chance to visit this historic garden, museum and functioning monastery


Guns, Horses, Nettles, Fishponds, No Parking, No Signs & No Access: The Archaeodeath Heritage Nightmare of Halesowen Abbey

I recently went on a long (for me and with three kids on the car) family road trip from North Wales to Reading. I thought it would be a great idea to punctuate the journey by stopping off at some hitherto unvisited free-to-access medieval ruins. 1,340 more words


#933 Nagorno Karabakh 15/05/04

This beautiful cover from Nagorno-Karabakh was sent by Sergey, thank you! It was posted in Stepanakert on May 4 and arrived on May 15, 2015. 82 more words


Triacastela - Samos

Triacastela means three castles but none survive. I just remember rain and more rain but I had heard about the Benedictine Monastery at Samos and the Gregorian chant which I didn’t want to miss again so we took the alternative route – not so many arrows, and damp green woodlands, streams and rivers. 242 more words