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The Women of Chenonceau

The grand chateau of Chenonceau was built in the 16th century by Thomas Bonhier and his wife Katherine Briconnet on the foundations of a former fortified castle and mill. 653 more words

European Nomad

5 Fun Ballet Facts

What better way to start off a Monday than with some fun facts? Ballet is a very old art and sport and is rich in history (just how old? 53 more words

The Devil's Queen by Jeanne Kalogridis

(Cover picture courtesy of Goodreads.)

From Jeanne Kalogridis, the bestselling author of I, Mona Lisa and The Borgia Bride, comes a new novel that tells the passionate story of a queen who loved not wisely .

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Book Review

Beauty of Cemeteries - Chopin Nocturne No.

Beautiful cemeteries from around the world. Includes the graves of Frederic Chopin, Henri II of France, Catherine De Medici, Hannah Cranna, and Washington Irving.

Frederic Chopin – Nocturne No.1 in Bb. 16 more words