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Really Big Castle

And only 1/3 of it is still there. The government of France (early on) ordered it mostly destroyed to prevent it from being a thieves den, and then the bricks were used to shore up defenses on other strongholds and monasteries.
World Cities Tour - Spring Break Edition - Day 13

June 29th 2014
Day 13 - Nothing is open on Sunday In France, Sunday is a day to spend with your family. This is not compatible with our tourist schedules. Time to kick back, eat some freshly delivered croissants, watch the rain, take a walk by the river, go to the pool, and attempt to find an open restaurant or grocery store. That's pretty much what we did today. The resort has bread delivered each morning at ... read more
Europe » France » Upper Normandy » Connelles

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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