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Thursday, July 8, 2010

Isle of Wight

From Ira
The Isle of Wight is a county and the largest island of England, located in the English Channel, 3–5 miles (5–8 km) off the south coast of the county of Hampshire, separated from the mainland by a strait called the Solent. The island is known for its outstanding natural beauty, its world-famous sailing based at the town of Cowes, and its resorts, which have been popular holiday destinations since the Victorian times.

Carisbrooke Castle is a historic motte-and-bailey castle located in the village ofCarisbrooke, near NewportIsle of WightEnglandCharles I was imprisoned at the castle in the months prior to his trial.
Entrance to Carisbrooke Castle
The Royal Pavilion is a former royal residence located in BrightonEngland. It was built in three campaigns, beginning in 1787, as a seaside retreat for George, Prince of Wales, from 1811 Prince Regent. It is often referred to as the Brighton Pavilion. It is built in the Indo-Saracenic style prevalent in India for most of the 19th century, with the most extravagant chinoiserie interiors ever executed in the British Isles.

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