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10-Jun-2015 T.A.LeRoy

Wellmich, Germany

Climb up to Maus Castle
Burg Maus meaning Mouse Castle - construction started in 1356.
Local folklore attributes the name to the Counts of Katzenelnbogen's mocking of the Electors of Trier during the 30 years of construction,
who reportedly said that the castle was the "mouse" that would be eaten by the "cat" of Burg Katz.


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Philip Game28-Oct-2015 15:35
Most evocative; like something from a fairy tale. Exquisitely sharp image, too.
Don27-Oct-2015 20:42
A great invitation to enter and explore.
Milan Vogrin18-Aug-2015 12:03
Great image!V!
Alexander Kazakov02-Aug-2015 10:55
Nice steps! V
Carol Rollins29-Jul-2015 12:44
There was a time I would have climbed those stairs. What a great composition this is.
Zoltán Balogh28-Jul-2015 06:49
How nice and well-composed! V
Dennis Hoyne28-Jul-2015 02:24
I would love to see the people using those steps 600 years ago! A neat shot of this historic place.
Frank Brault28-Jul-2015 01:02
A marvelous image of the steps. A fine point of view. V
Jean D28-Jul-2015 00:57
Excellent capture and composition, one step at a time, Tom. ~V
bill friedlander27-Jul-2015 23:44
Looks a precarious climb. Hope the postman doesn't have to use it. Great POV and well taken. V
The Heritage man27-Jul-2015 15:55
Must be a lovely climb up but in those days with all the heavy arms it must have been a nightmare.
Graeme27-Jul-2015 11:09
Could do with some kind of handrail! Great perspective again but these do look a little steep, Tom.V
Pepe Lugash27-Jul-2015 11:05
I always noticed the lack of bannisters over there! :-) I would definitely pass on that climb. Love the comp. BV
Irene Wehrli27-Jul-2015 09:15
Outdoor stairs, I'm not sure if I would go up there - up to the Mouse Castle, what a cute name...
Irene
Chris Morton27-Jul-2015 08:49
looks like a lot of steps up!
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