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Armor inside Amboise.  

Armor inside Amboise.

History Lessons

March 15th 2008
When we left Spain and Portugal we headed up the west coast and into the Loire Valley. This region contains more than 300 chateaus and was the center for the french seat of power during the Renaissance period. We went on a day tour to see some of these great chateaus starting with one of the most famous, Chenonceux. The Chateau de Chenonceux sits over the Cher River and the residence that ... read more
Europe » France

French Flag Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
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