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Chateau de Chenonceau in the Loire River Valley

June 1st 2015
Today I visited another Loire Valley chateau. This is Chateau de Chenonceau and I have seen pictures of this before. I remember its unique feature of sitting on top of a bridge (see picture). It is very picturesque outside, but also inside. It belonged to the royal family of France for a long time and Catherine de Medici, wife of King Henri II, lived here and essentially ruled France for several y ... read more
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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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