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Retired and traveling around the USA and Canada

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

CRAIGDARROCH CASTLE, VICTORIA, BC CANADA

WE TOOK A MILE AND A HALF WALK TO VIEW THE CRAIGDARROCH CASTLE WITH IT'S PERIOD CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS. WHAT A OPULENT PLACE TO LIVE IN ITS DAY.






MAIN RECEPTION AREA

FORMAL DINNING ROOM

LOOKING UP THE MAIN STAIRCASE - 4 FLOORS

BILLIARD ROOM

VERY LARGE TELESCOPE IN THE BILLIARD GAME ROOM

SITTING ROOM IN THE TURRET ON THE SECOND FLOOR 

BEDROOM FIREPLACE


PERIOD MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS IN THE BALL ROOM

ONE OF THE BATHROOMS 

A MAIDS ROOM

THE BREAKFAST ROOM

VIEW FROM THE TOP OF THE TURRET TEA ROOM


THERE WAS LOTS OF STAINED GLASS WINDOWS

THE HUSBAND DIED BEFORE THE CASTLE WAS COMPLETED, BUT THE WIFE LIVED THERE FOR 18 YEARS. THE CASTLE THEN BECAME A WW I HOSPITAL, THEN A COLLEGE BEFORE BEING TAKEN OVER AND FULLY RESTORED 

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2 comments:

  1. very cool... thanks for sharing...

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  2. thanks for the tour....thats some good camera work!

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