Le Clos Saint Hillaire
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... the Netherlands and gave the piece to the couple as a wedding gift. They subsequently gave it to my parents. Our miniature sculpture, about three feet in length, of a reclining Madame Borgese, sister of Napoleon, sits on the sideboard in our den.
She is titled Ebe, "goddess of immortality feeding on nectar," sculpted in 1816-17. Canova and his studio made three versions of Ebe (also Hebe).
The is the sculpture we have in our den. This ...
... in an earlier narrative.
The farthest the Muslims ever reached in their perennial efforts to move their line of conquest north into Gaul (today’s France) was Carcassonne, the subject of this email. All the while over the previous thousand years since the Romans, the fortresses of the Carcassonne region were being built, rebuilt, added onto and reinforced.
While the Muslims could make no headway into France through the Carcassonne region of ...
... even richer than he already was; great story get him to tell it to you) you must have been there firstest with the mostest. We book a day or so before (and occasionally on the very day) we intend to be in that location and we get their open rooms (if it ain't the Superbowl or similar function, all major hotels have several empty rooms they are willing to practically give away to have someone staying in them and paying at least something). Those are the rooms we get. We've ...
... What we didn't do in Carcassonne was visit Le Parc Australien! I found a brochure for this and couldn't beleive it. There are kangaroos, birds etc as well as what looks like manequins of aborigines! The next day we drove along more winding roads and through scenic villages. We stopped for lunch in a small village, Villeneuve, where we were directed through the old stone archway, to the only place open for lunch. There were quite a few other ...
... day, but were still able to fit it all in.
Our first stop was at the ruins of the Castle of Saissac which was a Cathar fortress. It can be traced back to the 10th century and funds have recently been found to do more research and excavation at this amazing fortress. It was quite a hike through a charming town up to the castle and back, but worth the trip - another gorgeous day. We boarded the bus and ...