Le Gite Aux Cabardes
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... of Madame Borghese is life-size; a sculpture of Pauline Bonaparte, Princess Borghese, she was the "wayward" sister of Napoleon but the only one of his siblings to visit him during his exile on Elba. In the art world this piece is known as "Paolina Borghese, Venus Victorious." The similarities between the two faces, one of Ebe, the other of Pauline Bonaparte, are striking. (Oh, to have had a camera in the early 1800s for a life photograph of Pauline Bonaparte.)
... And these are not rock and rubble remains; these are all in near pristine condition. If you are interested in ancient military fortifications, this is the area for you.
To give a sense of its size, your run-of-the-mile European fort from Roman and Medieval times has a half-dozen offensive and defensive towers interconnected with inner and outer walls, many have fewer than that; among the biggest, the number of lookout and offensive fighting towers will number around ...
... what I would have imagined William Wallace to have been 800 years ago. Had Dickie been there back then he would have been in the fight. So Dickie, I anoint you a true issue of William Wallace’s gene pool. That apple didn’t fall far from the tree.
And the fraternity brothers on this email list will no doubt heartily agree.
And about the Beatles email: “I never would have guessed that you were an authority on Beatles' history. I was in ...
... journey even if it was very typical of every other medieval town,
including San Marino and Mont San Michel. It made a pleasant end to
the day and the end of the holiday. We dined outside yet again, in a
small square jammed full of dining tables from at least four
restaurants. We finally wandered back to the hotel, well after
darkness had fallen, admiring the flood-lit ancient city walls.
... 8230;… Presumably one of the riders would have been Cadel Evans.
Followed the back roads instead of the busy main road to the F1 Hotel - but had to take to a gravel track past a wine chateau, followed by a grassy track up a hill for the last bit, before amazingly popping up right at the gates of the hotel.
It was after 12.30 before we left the campsite today, and for to the F1 not that long after 1pm - but allowed ...