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Monday, June 23, 2014

Castles from the sky

Having spent an enjoyable afternoon on Saturday on a walking tour of medieval Swansea with a group of historians as part of events organised by Swansea Museum, I was interested to see this article in the South Wales Evening Post about an initiative by Cadw, to show off Wales’s history from a unique perspective.

They say that a series of videos called 'Castles from the Clouds have been released in the build up to the summer holidays with the aim of encouraging people to immerse themselves in Welsh history:

The images were shot using a remote controlled drone equipped with a high quality camera and re-create a bird’s eye view of some of the most iconic historical sites in Wales. 

Stunning monuments including Laugharne Castle, Kidwelly Castle and St Davids Bishop’s Palace feature in the first in a series of online videos.

As a taster, here is one of my favourites, Laugharne:

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