Loading
Strona domowaBlogiArtykuł #4895

Strife's Adventures Part 1: OrfordStrife's Adventures Part 1: Orford

Strife212Strife2126 l. temuMisc
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/adventuresfinal.jpg

Part 1: Orford

Sometimes I go out for a drive to new places and take a figure out with me for some photographs. This time the destination was a little town called Orford. It's a small, quiet place in England. Enlarge the pictures if you want to take a closer look at anything.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3500.jpg

In the center of the town there's a church. Part of it has fallen away over the years, and a little ruined section remains at the end.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3551.jpg

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3552.jpg

Here's our first sighting of Saber.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3553.jpg

This tiny little town is known for something else though; it's castle. Orford castle has quite a unique design.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3558.jpg

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3560.jpg

We'll take a look inside!

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3561.jpg

Saber hiding amongst the brickwork.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3570.jpg

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3572.jpg

This photo was taken in the lowest underground level, where the well is.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3592.jpg

Orford Castle actually has a mysterious legend associated with it -

' According to the chronicler Ralph of Coggeshall, a naked wild man, covered in hair, was caught in the nets of local fishermen around 1167. The man was brought back to the castle where he was held for six months, being questioned or tortured; he said nothing, and behaved in a feral fashion throughout. The wild man eventually escaped from the castle.'

A little way out from the town on the way home I spotted another set of ruins. These ones were much larger. They were once an Abbey, long ago.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3609.jpg

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3612.jpg

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3613.jpg


http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3616.jpg

I like how the next picture turned out.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3628.jpg

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3631.jpg

The altar is all that remains.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/Darkwind212/Strifes%20Adventure%201%20Thumb/IMG_3635.jpg
8,481 wyświetleń • 20 komentarzy

Did you enjoy this, should I make more?

  • 97%Yes, it's interesting!
  • 3%No Strife what are you doing
  • 66 głosówPubliczne głosowania

Komentarze20

0pt
woah nice article, is that really the castle ?? i thought it was one of the corner watchtower castle
is the inside design similar to this one on wikipedia ?? Pokaż zawartość spoileraUkryj zawartość spoilerahttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d5/Orford_keep_plan.png/800px-Orford_keep_plan.png

any other inside castle photo ??
6 l. temu
0pt
Strife212 Original Blue
Muntoe (6 l. temu) #1196856I looked at your blog now lol! Wow Oxford is such a beautiful place, thank you for your photos *_* I really would love to travel England someday, it has such a rich history and beautiful old architecture. Were you just allowed to walk in and out the building and stuff? O_o

:)

Lots of places like the castle are owned by English Heritage. You have to pay a small fee to get in but then you can just roam around.
6 l. temu
0pt
Muntoe Lover of cacti ♡꒰*・ω・
I looked at your blog now lol! Wow Oxford is such a beautiful place, thank you for your photos *_* I really would love to travel England someday, it has such a rich history and beautiful old architecture. Were you just allowed to walk in and out the building and stuff? O_o
6 l. temu
0pt
Strife212 Original Blue
WindsorSeven (6 l. temu) #1193733You should've brought one of your Dollfies! Those would be some amazing pics.

I need to get a good carry bag for Dollfies, then I can take some photos with them.

SNL (6 l. temu) #1193466You should visit Turville next, I went there when I was little and it's a beautiful and quite little village... and there's a windmill.

That does look nice actually :)

Kibi (6 l. temu) #1194078I just love the UK! This article is interesting and informative and a nice change ^^ I would like to read more articles like this one. Keep them coming~!

Thanks~
6 l. temu
0pt
Kibi Prisma Kibino
I just love the UK! This article is interesting and informative and a nice change ^^ I would like to read more articles like this one. Keep them coming~!
6 l. temu
0pt
Oh my god this place is beautiful, it reminds me the Game "Dark Souls". On the first picture, the house looks like the ones in Normandy, I guess this is because it's geographically not very far away. Definitely a place I'd like to visit...without forgetting my knight armour! :)
6 l. temu
0pt
WindsorSeven SHSL Vegone
You should've brought one of your Dollfies! Those would be some amazing pics.
6 l. temu
0pt
Strife212 (6 l. temu) #1193633I never saw any request :o
Oh you!
I asked to apologize for me back then.
6 l. temu
0pt
Strife212 Original Blue
Krelz (6 l. temu) #1193601Oh, when I'll come to UK I'll be sure to drop by and slap you (gently) with one of my tails for not answering to my request from flickr. >:3

I never saw any request :o
6 l. temu
0pt
Strife212 (6 l. temu) #1193189
Thanks! If you're ever in England, come and say hello!
:)


Oh, when I'll come to UK I'll be sure to drop by and slap you (gently) with one of my tails for not answering to my request from flickr. >:3
6 l. temu
Wyświetl pozostałe komentarze