Palaces, Castles & Mansions

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Explore #174: Palac Bożków, Poland – May 2016

Explore #14 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ The third and final explore of day four was a permission visit of this stunning crumbling palace in Southern Poland. History (translated and rewritten from wiki and here.) The estate in the village of Bożków was first established in around 1520 by the von Raueck family. After the Czech-Palatinate war the estate was confiscated and given to the emperor’s physician Caspar Jäschke von Eisenhut. It later passed to the Jesuits, who built…

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Explore #173: Palace of Columns, Poland – May 2016

I hope you all like my slightly newer and improved blog! This is my first post in many months due to lots of other personal commitments and a need to upgrade this site to add more storage space. My ace brother in law has been an absolute superstar in doing all the technical behind the scenes work needed not only to make that happen, but also to give the site a revamp in the process – thanks Mark! Right, down…

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Explore #164: Villa Schöne Decke aka Villa HMG, Germany – May 2016

Explore #4 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ Next up on our tour of East Germany and Poland was a quick 30 minute visit to this abandoned old manor house with a distinctive painted ceiling. History Apparently the house was owned by an eccentric man who claimed to be a ‘wizard’ and who suddenly disappeared with the rest of his family one night shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, possibly to start a new life in the West.…

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