Vorselaar Castle, Belgium - The castle De Borrekens at Vorselaar (near Herenthals) is a a medieval castle from the thirteenth century which was rebuilt in a neo-Gothic style in the nineteenth century, between 1866-1884. In the thirteenth century, it belonged to the Van Rotselaar family, who were stewards of the Dukes of Brabant. Surrounded by a moat, and guarded by fortified towers at the entrance, it is powerfully evocative of the late middle ages. The castle is still privately owned.

Vorselaar Castle, Belgium - The castle De Borrekens at Vorselaar (near Herenthals) is a a medieval castle from the thirteenth century which was rebuilt in a neo-Gothic style in the nineteenth century, between 1866-1884. In the thirteenth century, it belonged to the Van Rotselaar family, who were stewards of the Dukes of Brabant. Surrounded by a moat, and guarded by fortified towers at the entrance, it is powerfully evocative of the late middle ages. The castle is still privately owned.

Mitten Shadow in Monument Valley, Arizona, USA by Suzanne Mathia

Mitten Shadow in Monument Valley, Arizona, USA by Suzanne Mathia

24 Stunningly Beautiful Places In The Southwest You Need To Visit Before You Die

24 Stunningly Beautiful Places In The Southwest You Need To Visit Before You Die

Sunrise from the Hunt’s Mesa, Monument Valley, Arizona, USA. Photo by Francesco Riccardo Iacomino.

Westminster Abbey, London  -  founded in 960, the abbey has been England's coronation church since 1066  -  the current Gothic church was begun by Henry VII in 1245.  Many of England's notables are buried here but, by his own demand, Shakespeare is not among them.

Westminster Abbey, London - founded in 960, the abbey has been England's coronation church since 1066 - the current Gothic church was begun by Henry VII in 1245. Many of England's notables are buried here but, by his own demand, Shakespeare is not among them.

Arundel Castle in Arundel, West Sussex, England is a restored medieval castle. It was founded by Roger de Montgomery on Christmas Day 1067. Roger became the first to hold the earldom of Arundel by the graces of William the Conqueror.

Arundel Castle in Arundel, West Sussex, England is a restored medieval castle. It was founded by Roger de Montgomery on Christmas Day 1067. Roger became the first to hold the earldom of Arundel by the graces of William the Conqueror.

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