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Photo by Shifaz Huthee “One did not simply put on a Dhivehi Libaas. It was a symbol. The outspoken celebration of a girl becoming a woman. To wear one was to show pride in, and embrace one’s feminine-hood.

Chepstow Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales. Built from 1067-1300 on top of cliffs overlooking the River Wye, it is the oldest surviving post-Roman stone fortification in Britain.

Chepstow Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK, stands above cliffs on the River Wye. Built it is the oldest surviving post-Roman stone fortification in Britain.