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With my lightning bolts a glowing-- I can see where I am going

Favourite places to go &/or dream of going-- spaces to be in &/or create

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"Wyndclyffe Mansion in Rhinebeck, NY, has been abandoned for over half a century" by cmmb17, via Flickr

Tantallon Castle ruins - withstood a siege in Oct 1491 by James IV in revenge for for an agreement by the Fifth Earl of Angus to betray him to Henry VII of ENG. And it withstood another in 1528 by James V seeking revenge on its owner, his hated stepfather, Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus. Tantallon Castle, East Lothian, Scotland.

Givens Castle...One of the most haunted sites on the South Side of Chicago is the Beverly Unitarian Church or “The Castle.” The Castle is located on 103rd and Longwood in the Beverly neighborhood of Chicago. Robert Givens, a successful real estate developer turned author, built the Castle in 1886 and requested that it be modeled after the ancient estates in his native Ireland. Some people say that Givens built the house as a gift for his fiance who died before the house was finished.

Heather on Dartmoor

Kowloon Walled City, located just outside Hong Kong. Abandoned following WWII, it became it's own lawless city when neither China nor the UK wanted responsibility for it. It was eventually torn down in 1993.

20 Abandoned Cities, Towns & Places Around the World | Urbanist

Holi Festival. A Hindu spring tradition where people throw brightly colored, perfumed powder at each other in celebration of spring!

Kolhapur hosts the worlds tallest Lord Ganesh idol (85 feet) at Chinmaya Mission near top-Sambhapur.

This is a picture of the Hindu Temple Shiv Mandir in Bangalore, India -- a 65ft statue of Lord Shiva. It was interesting how peaceful it looked and how the temple is very symmetric and balanced.

Shiva is a major Hindu deity, and is the Destroyer or Transformer among the Trimurti, the Hindu Trinity of the primary aspects of the divine. He is regarded as the most powerful god in Hinduism. In the Shaiva tradition of Hinduism, Shiva is the Supreme God and has five important works: creator, preserver, destroyer, concealer, and revealer (to bless).

The Eilean Donan Castle Ruin - Scotland

Hohensalzburg Castle,Austria :

10 Top Tourist Attractions in Austria

sunshine and lightning. wow!

COLORS - Community - Google+

Misty Morning at The Dark Hedges in Co Antrim, Northen Ireland. The Dark Hedges is an avenue of 300 year old beech trees. Beautiful place.

The Dark Hedges

Alpine Lane | Switzerland

Mountain Road, The Alps, Switzerland

Abandoned castle in Lapalice, Poland by aistekanc, via Flickr

Abandoned, County Kerry, Ireland

Abandoned, County Kerry, Ireland

Michigan Central Railroad Station  Gateway to immigrants and visitors to Detroit for decades, Michigan Central Railroad Station saw millions of people pass through its doors. Now a massive ruin of eerie proportions it houses a single visitor. Partially visible in the right door, a local wino has taken refuge from the misting rain with his bottle of wine.

Sternberg Mansion in Wichita, KS is almost 8,000 sq. ft. with a full basement and four floors above that. It is quite taller than it appears here with chimney's about 45 feet from the ground. Sternberg Mansion has 7 porches in all, five fireplaces and an original 4-light gas newel post lamp in addition to approximately 90 windows. There are a variety of original (1860 - 1880) kerosene pull-down lamps throughout the mansion and it is (or was) mostly furnished with original furniture from the period (1870s - 1880s) including intricately woven portieres and tassles from the late 1800s.

Abandoned Building with old Advertisements in Newark, NJ. [1634x2467] - Imgur

Dusk, The Netherlands

Dusk, The Netherlands

Tegfynydd was originally a Georgian house, but was replaced and renovated circa 1885 by Christopher Morgan, to a Victorian Gothic house and is thus very untypical of the Carmarthenshire home. Wales.

TEGFYNNYDD, Llanfallteg, Carmarthenshire

Tegfynydd, Carmarthenshire, Wales. These are part of a series of photo essays that Paul White has created about the many abandoned houses outbuildings all over Wales. His work is incredible!

Flickriver: Photos tagged with derelict mansions

Abandoned Mental Hospital

Cochem along the Mosel Germany- Picz Mania

Cochem along the Mosel - Picz Mania

The once-proud Hearthstone Castle sits abandoned in Danbury's scenic Tarrywile Park, a forgotten edifice now boarded up and home to tangled weeds and various opportunistic critters. It was built in 1897 abandoned in 1985.

Hearthstone Castle, Danbury | Damned Connecticut

Ksiaz Castle in Wałbrzych, Poland

Ksiaz Castle, Poland (by Aisog) (All things Europe)

The surreal Dunnotar Castle ruins - Stonehaven, Scotland.

Dunnotar Castle - Stonehaven, Scotland - William Wallace, Mary Queen of Scots, the Marquis of Montrose and the future King Charles II, all graced the Castle with their presence. Most famously though, it was at Dunnottar Castle that a small garrison held out against the might of Cromwell’s army for eight months. By the close of the 14th century, Dunnottar was firmly under Scottish control, under the Clan Keith.

The surreal Dunnotar Castle ruins - Stonehaven, Scotland (Castle Trail)