Archive - August 2012

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Da Vinci’s Last Sanctuary – Château du Clos Lucé
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Photo of the Day – Dusk at Mont St. Michel
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Mont St. Michel – The “Island” Abbey
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Photo of the Day – The Louvre
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Photo of the Day – Notre Dame

Da Vinci’s Last Sanctuary – Château du Clos Lucé

The boundless genius of Leonardo Da Vinci found a place of rest and repose in the gardens of Chateau du Clos Luce in Amboise, France. Invited by King Francis I in 1516 to use the mansion and gardens as a place to live and work, Da Vinci packed all of […]

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Photo of the Day – Dusk at Mont St. Michel

Although Lisa was getting bitten by swarms of mosquitoes, she really wanted to get the shot of Mont St Michel as the sun fell and the lights of the town were all alight.

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Mont St. Michel – The “Island” Abbey

You could see it from miles away! We were driving toward the coast and there it was, rising out of the sea like something from a Star Wars movie – a city in space. Only this city was the Abbey of Mont St. Michel and it was on the Normandy […]

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Photo of the Day – The Louvre

The Pyramid of the Louvre built in 1989 mixes the old architectural styles with the new.  Not everyone is a fan though!    

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Photo of the Day – Notre Dame

After a long day of touring around the city it was nice to relax in front of this architectural marvel and do some reading and journal writing.  Of course we had to glance up from our work on occasion to do some people watching too!   Safe travels!

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