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Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries - Paris ♥ Inspirations, Idées & Suggestions, JesuisauJardin.fr, Atelier de paysage Paris, Stéphane Vimond Créateur de jardins ♥

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Chambord Castle, France. Given that Chambord was, officially, built to serve only as a hunting lodge, it is quite an impressive construction. It is also worth a mention that the location of the castle was chosen by King François I as he desired to be near his mistress, Claude Rohan, whose palace was located adjacently. The massive castle has 440 rooms, 365 fireplaces, and 84 staircases, and it is the largest chateaux in the Loire Valley in France.

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World War One: The circus animals that helped Britain

Fascinating article from BBC about the conscription of circus animals due to shortages of horses.

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World War One realities pictured: 30 emotive images

A British sentry cuts a lonely picture as he stands at his post at sunrise in France, March 1915

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Pictures: Colored Honey Made by Candy-Eating French Bees

Bees in the Ribeauvillé region of France confused apiarists recently by making blue and green coloured honey.

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Spin a Yard, Atelier Altern, world architecture news, architecture jobs

Close to my home :)...In Amiens, France, for the annual 'Imaginez Maintenant', landscape architects Atelier Altern, Sylvain Morin, and Aurelien Zoia created an installation to draw attention to the massive reduction in varieties of salad greens available.

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Sorry, darling... you CAN'T play with this doll's house! Look through the keyhole of an exquisite miniature of a 19th century Parisian building

Proud creators: Art historians Susie and Kevin spent a year working on the miniature, using a team of specialists from Italy, France and Spain to recreate the French store

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Rare skeleton of unknown 'British' soldier found Waterloo Battlefield

Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. During the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal the Duke of Wellington depended on maritime supply. The French fleet in the Basque Roads operated against the British supply ships. This Day in History: Apr 11, 1809: Battle of the Basque Roads between France and the United Kingdom starts http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

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