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Château du Clos Lucé

As I enjoyed a lovely summer break in the Loire with friends, it was a real joy to visit Leonardo Da Vinci’s last home in Amboise, Château du Clos Lucé. 106 more words


The Chateaux of the Loire.Amboise Chateaux


Located half way between Orléans and Tours, the little city of Amboise has played a great part in French history, particularly during the Renaissance era. 221 more words


Village Festival

October 5th

The sky is blue but the temperature has dropped tremendously because of the rain in the night.

The bike track follows the Loire upstream Vilandry without being disturbed by cars. 134 more words

Biking And More Along The River Loire

Five Times YIH Went to a Castle and One Time She Visited a Town Instead

In the grand old tradition of “Five Times Baz Went to Chemistry and One Time He Didn’t,” I bring you a weekend of châteaux. The first castle was the one in Nantes, which we visited Friday afternoon. 296 more words

Travel Plans

Year Abroad Blog - #2 Do You Like Manga?

SO MY FIRST week at school is complete… OK, I didn’t really teach anything per se but instead observed classes and introduced myself to the students. 941 more words


Leonardo's Gun

Leonardo’s da Vinci moved to Le Chateau du Clos Luce which is in Amboise, France.  On the grounds are replicas of many of his inventions.  I wasn’t aware that he designed a machine gun but he did and here it is. 6 more words