Storybook Photos

The photos in this week’s post reminded me of scenes from classic fairy tales and other stories that I read as a child. While these photos look like they are out of a storybook, they depict real places, people, plants, and animals.


By Tuxyso / Wikimedia CommonsCC-BY-SA-3.0, via Wikimedia Commons


Photo Description:

Moyland Castle, side view.

Date: 9 June 2013, 13:24:01

Additional Information:

Moyland Castle is a medieval moated castle located in Germany with a history that dates back to the early 14th century. Today it is a museum.

Source: Museum Schloss Moyland Website

Gate to Fort Santiago.jpg

By Jsinglador (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons


Photo Description:

Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila
Philippine Historical Marker.png

This is a photo of Cultural Heritage Monument in the Philippines number PH-00-0091

Date: 15 October 2011, 08:31:13

Saskatchewan Farm Elevator.jpg

By Saffron Blaze (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons


Photo Description:

A small grain elevator on a farm near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Date: 2 July 2006

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By Marcus Quigmire from Florida, USA (Enchanted ForestUploaded by Princess Mérida) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons


Photo Description:

Enchanted Forest

Date: 8 March 2009, 20:25

Source: Enchanted Forest

Wildpferde Tripsdrill.jpg

Robin Müller [CC-BY-SA-2.0-de], via Wikimedia Commons


Photo Description:

“Wild” horses in the Erlebnispark Tripsdrill wildlife and theme park near Cleebronn in Southern Germany.

Date: 31 October 2007

Adansonia grandidieri04.jpg

By Bernard Gagnon (Own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons


Photo Description:

Grandidier’s Baobab, picture taken near Morondava, Madagascar.

Date: 14 March 2007


By Sh1019 (Own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons


Photo Description:

Hupao (“Dreaming of the Tiger”) Spring in Hangzhou, China

Date: 23 June 2007

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de La Blanca, Cardejón, España, 2012-09-01, DD 02.JPG

By Poco a poco (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons


Photo Description:

Field of sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) with the church of Nuestra Señora de La Blanca in the background, Cardejón, Spain

Date: 1 September 2012, 11:44:50


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