Château de Leignon/Castle of Leignon

The major part of the 2600-2700 castles in Belgium that are still private and not open to the public is well-visible from the main streets. That doesn’t hold true for the Castle of Leignon.  But even though I couldn’t take proper photographs of it, I want to show it by all means. As it is a very special castle to me. Continue reading

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Bouillon

I was so excited to visit the property of Godfrey of Bouillon, whose figure is wrapped in so many myths and mysteries. Well, what is true and what is false – we will never find out. As we’ve already seen, we don’t remember or truly understand our history from the past 100-200 years. Nowadays in Bulgaria, there are no longer any records about certain affairs from Continue reading

Manderscheid

The extraordinary panorama with two fortified medieval castles – Niederburg and Oberburg – as a result of the notorious medieval history of the area, is the main attraction of Manderscheid. And although this is not my favorite type of tourist attractions, I had to visit at least one of them – the so-called Niederburg/the Lower Castle. Continue reading