taken: August 2, 2013, Windsor (Berkshire, United Kingdom). Windsor Castle - view from The Long Walk. taken with: Nikon D40x, AF-S Nikkor Lens 70-300 mm.
Windsor Castle is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire. The castle is notable for its long association with the British royal family and for its architecture. The original castle was built in the 11th century after the Norman invasion by William the Conqueror. Windsor Castle occupies a large site of more than thirteen acres (five hectares), and combines the features of a fortification, a palace, and a small town.
taken: September 29, 2012, Melsztyn (Tarnów's district, Małopolska, Poland). Ruins of Leliwita Family Castle. image taken with: Nikon D40x, AF-S kit Nikkor Lens 18-55 mm.
In the beiginning at the place of later castle in Melsztyn existed probably a wooden watchtower, raised in 11th century. Within years 1340-1352 castellan of Cracow, Spytek Leliwita from Melsztyn built the castle here, expanded later by Jordan family. The building resisted swedish invasion in 17th century, but not much time later - in 1771 - has been burnt down during Bar Confederation. A century later, within 1879-1885 the castle was belayed as permanent ruin.
This image participates in "Autumn Melancholy" contest ([link]) performed by group.
From left to right .Cul Mor (under cloud), Stac Pollaidh, Cul Beag, Beinn an Eoin and Sgurr an Fhidhleir viewed across the bay at the fantastic Achnahaird beach. Assynt region of North - West highlands, Scotland.