Tag Archives: Castle

From Vianden to home

On the hill overlooking the beautiful village of Vianden stands a black locust, Robinia pseudoacacia, a North-American tree introduced all over the world for gardening purposes.  With its nice feathered leaves obscuring the view from the viewpoint, it made a … Continue reading

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Dinner with a view

While my previous post was a shout-out for all the fantastic science being presented here at the Neobiota conference in Luxembourg, this one can be short: just how amazing is this as a location for a conference dinner!? Dining between armours, giant … Continue reading

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Building on history

Close to Perth, we stumbled upon a beautiful castle called Scone Palace (yes, written like the tea-time cakes but no, not pronounced in the same way). It is a place filled with history, proud of hosting the hill that has seen ample Scottish … Continue reading

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Residing at the castle

They provide a beautiful example of a marriage between nature and culture, between history and conservation: castle parks. I realised this more than ever earlier this week, when I (almost accidentally) stumbled upon a beautiful little park with the ruins of … Continue reading

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