Tag Archives: Castles
I hadn’t planned on extending this series to a fourth day, but I had too many pictures I liked not to go for it one more time. I expect tomorrow’s post will be more words than pictures – unless I change my mind before then. Advertisements
Pictures don’t really do justice to the ruins of the Hochberg castle. Especially given that it was a hazy day. I would imagine in the bright summer sun it becomes an even more impressive sight.
A photo essay today, more pictures from the Hochberg in Emmendingen. We spent about two hours wandering through this ruined castle, and I have this nagging feeling I missed some of it. A visit in the Spring would seem to be in order.
My wife said she’s heard there was a ruined castle worth seeing near Emmendingen, about 45 minutes away by train. It was a sunny Sunday afternoon, and we be walking anyway. Why not walk in Emmendingen? It seems sometimes there is a ruined castle on every hill in Germany. The hill just outside Sulzburg, Castellberg, […]
Went for an evening walk and the castle in the centre of Badenweiler was irresistible. I was sure it would be locked, but it wasn’t so in we went. Next time I will remember to bring my camera; this time all I had was a phone, but you get the idea. The view of the […]
A photo essay for you today. I went for a night time walk last month in Badenweiler, Germany, and was struck by the beauty of the ruins of the castle in the centre of the the town. I had a camera in my pocket, so I snapped a few pictures as we walked around the […]
It’s a pile of rocks at the top of a hill, a nice walk on a sunny Spring afternoon. At one time the castle at Staufen im Breisgau was a pretty big deal. Now it is just pretty. The castle was built initially in 850 (on a site where the Romans had had a watchtower […]