tokesay Castle is a fortified manor house in Stokesay, Shropshire, England. It was built in the late 13th century by Laurence of Ludlow, then the leading wool merchant in England, who intended it to form a secure private house and generate income as a commercial estate. Laurence's descendants continued to own the castle until the 16th century, when it passed through various private owners
Temple Entry, Japan photo via amy. Hard to believe the same nation that perpetuated the rape of Nanking and the Bataan Death March, also gives us rock gardens and some of the most beautiful and tranquil places on earth.
Tatev Monastery is situated near the village of the same name in part of Zangezur--ancient Syunik in Armenia. The monastery was founded in the ninth century in place of a tabernacle well-known in ancient times. ~ Old Moss Woman's Secret Garden