If you’ve read The Castle of Fire and Fable, you discover Corbin’s library at Briarwood holds a secret – a priest hole used for concealing Catholic priests who were persecuted following harsh laws during Elizabeth I’s reign.
To read about this amazing festival and see more photos, check out my review of the Veldensteiner Festival 2011. All photos copyright Steff Metal and CDH
A few months ago I mentioned that Steff Metal was going to cover the Veldensteiner Festival, a annual festival of folk metal and medieval rock held at the Burg Veldenstein in deepest, darkest Bavaria. We’d been to the castle two nights previously to see Blackmore’s Night (more on the in […]
One of the reasons I started this blog in the first place was to document our Epic Europe (and Middle East) adventure. In 2009, myself, the Cantankerous Drummer Husband and two friends rented a campervan for two months and drove across Europe, visiting Germany, Austria, Italy, England, Leitchenstein, Belgium, Denmark, […]
In 2006, I was lucky enough to be selected on a field school of 20 students to spend 6 weeks in Greece and Crete, visiting various archaeological sites and completing coursework based on our experiences. This trip (which I extended with additional travel on the end) occurred at the end […]