Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Entrance Gate


I should start with the entrance to the castle. I remember that when I was young that the castle garden was always open for free. Now a days when the owners are not at home the gardens and castle are run commercially.

The family comes over from France one month a year. Then the castle is closed. They say it's a real happening; the baron comes with all his staff which includes about 8 chefs, so they told me.

The wapon of Haarzuylens is everywhere displayed over the place and the towns around it. I could find only one picture of it however.

9 comments:

B SQUARED said...

8 chefs? He must be huge.

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Lois said...

Looks like something out of a fairy tale!

Halcyon said...

Now THAT's a castle! I can't wait to see more of it.

Leif Hagen said...

Salut Marcel! What a cool castle entrance gate! Any alligators in the moat??

Vogon Poet said...

What a story, it is incredible that somebody carries eight chefs with his family, but after looking at the castle I believe you!

Frank said...

This is my exact mental picture of a castle. Just unbelievable. I guess it's a good thing his family had the big money to restore it and open it each year.

Glennis said...

Must be a man who really loves his food to have 8 chefs, I wonder what they all do, one for each day of the week and one over.

m_m said...

This gate is really great!