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Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness, Scotland..a castle siting on the foreshore of an infamous Scottish lake. St Columba, in 580 AD visited the Castle on his way from the magical Isle of Iona and blessed all of the castle's occupants - unfortunately didnt include the castle as it was continually raided throughout its history....

Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness, Scotland..a castle siting on the foreshore of an infamous Scottish lake. St Columba, in 580 AD visited the Castle on his way from the magical Isle of Iona and blessed all of the castle's occupants - unfortunately didnt include the castle as it was continually raided throughout its history....

Crossing the amazing Corinth Canal - started in the Roman era (by Nero)! such fore-thought!  ©photo by jadoretotravel

Standing pn the bridge looking down at the amazing Corinth Canal - started in the Roman era! such fore thought! photo by jadoretotravel

Amboise on the Loire: a River God with his arm resting on Medusa's head. The statue is widely believed to be Leonardo da Vinci.

Amboise on the Loire: a River God with his arm resting on Medusa's head. The statue is widely believed to be Leonardo da Vinci.

The Porte de Mars, Reims, France, once led to the ancient town of Durocortorum. Built in the 3rd Century AD, the Corinthian columns support the huge arch, 32 metres long X 13 metres high. As you walk through the arch, it's still possible to see wagon tracks. (photo was taken in 2002) photo©jadoretotravel

The Porte de Mars, Reims, France, once led to the ancient town of Durocortorum. Built in the 3rd Century AD, the Corinthian columns support the huge arch, 32 metres long X 13 metres high. As you walk through the arch, it's still possible to see wagon tracks. (photo was taken in 2002) photo©jadoretotravel

St Briavels Castle, Lydney, Gloucestershire - regarded as the most haunted castle in Britain.

St Briavels Castle, Lydney, Gloucestershire: St Briavels Castle is widely regarded as the most haunted castle in the whole of England. Very few people who visit here, leave without witnessing some kind of unexplained activity.

Ancient Journeys: What was Travel Like for the Romans? #italy #empire #history

It was not uncommon for the ancient Romans to travel long distances all across Europe. Actually during the Roman Empire, Rome had an incredible road network which extended from northern England all th

Why ROMAN ROADS were built straight

DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI/De Agostini/Getty Images Roadways were the lifeblood of Ancient Rome. Over the course of 700 years, the Romans built more than miles of paved highways throughout Europe - enough to encircle the globe.

Pulteney Bridge Bath England, crossing the River Avon, is like the Ponte Vecchio in Florence. They are two of a handful of historic bridges in the world with shops built into it.    photo©jadoretotravel

Pulteney Bridge Bath England, crossing the River Avon, is like the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, only two of a handful of historic bridges in the world with shops built into it. photo by jadoretotravel