Sunday, 15 February 2009

Hearst Castle: The Heart of Decadence

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Ah! Decadence! It isn't what is used to be, certainly in architectural terms. Here, Michele Cameron Drew takes a look at one of the most luxurious of mansions ever built - owned by the Hearst family (yes, that family) it was given to the State of California after the death of the patriarch. A must see for those of you who long to see what life was like for the super rich of the last recession.

From the article:-
Once an amazing ocean retreat for the upper echelon of wealthy celebrities throughout history, particularly in the 1920s and 30s, Hearst Castle is now one of the most visited attractions in California and the United States.

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Written by Michele Cameron Drew

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