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Blenheim Palace - Oxfordshire,birthplace of Winston Churchill, Also where Hamlet, Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix, and The Avengers were filmed. Completed: not yet.

Blenheim Palace - Oxfordshire,birthplace of Winston Churchill, Also where Hamlet, Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix, and The Avengers were filmed. Completed: not yet.

Schloss Moyland, North Rhine-Westphalia 1307 is the first time that a fortified farm called Moyland is documented with ditches and ramparts. 15 years later the estate was purchased from Roland von Hagedorn by Dietrich VIII von Kleve who also renewed the fief in 1339. The relevant instrument is the first time that Castle Moyland is documented.

Schloss Moyland, North Rhine-Westphalia 1307 is the first time that a fortified farm called Moyland is documented with ditches and ramparts. 15 years later the estate was purchased from Roland von Hagedorn by Dietrich VIII von Kleve who also renewed the fief in 1339. The relevant instrument is the first time that Castle Moyland is documented.

The Smolny Institute, St. Petersburg.  Built by Empress Elizabeth's masterful architect Rastrelli, it was originally a school for noble young ladies from impoverished families.  Ironically it housed Lenin's office during the Civil War that followed the Revolution.

The Smolny Institute, St. Petersburg. Built by Empress Elizabeth's masterful architect Rastrelli, it was originally a school for noble young ladies from impoverished families. Ironically it housed Lenin's office during the Civil War that followed the Revolution.

View looking north from the Ring in the Parterre showing Terrace Pavilion and Clock Tower to the left with Lower Terrace and Borghese Balustrade below

View looking north from the Ring in the Parterre showing Terrace Pavilion and Clock Tower to the left with Lower Terrace and Borghese Balustrade below

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