Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Our last stop before actually getting into Scotland last Wednesday was Lindisfarne Castle and the Holy Island. This place is cool. You can actually see it from Bamburgh and Bamburgh from Lindisfarne. The Holy Island is actually an island, sort of. It sticks out into the sea. You can’t accessContinue reading “Lindisfarne”

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Bamburgh Castle

Bambrugh Castle, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Our next stop last Wednesday, further up the east coast, and still in England, was Bamburgh Castle (and here begins the lesson on pronunciation… Bamburgh is pronouced Bambroo – as Martin says, like book without the k. The broo part of it is not what you emphasize. That partContinue reading “Bamburgh Castle”

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The Harry Potter Castle

The Harry Potter Castle, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. One last shot of the castle. You can probably see it most in this shot, the Harry Potter-ishness of the whole thing. It was beautiful last Wednesday. Perfect sky for taking photos, perfect weather for sneaking onto the grounds of a famous castle.

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Alnwick

Alnwick, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. We set off on our journey to Scotland last Wednesday… first stop, Alnwick (pronounced Annick) Castle on the North East Coast of England. This is the castle Hogwarts is based on in the Harry Potter films. They filmed parts of the place and CGI’d the rest. Kind of cool inContinue reading “Alnwick”

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