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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 ...
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“Looking over the interior shots of The Cavern reminded me of the bars/night clubs in Paris: you enter at the ground floor level and go down, sometimes 3 or 4 floors. Of course, since Paris is built on ruins on top of ruins on top of ruins on top of rock, that's not too difficult to do. John and I went to one dance cub that had lasers coming down from the ceiling of the first floor to the dance floor 4 flights ...
... into France, another train to a city called Narbonne then a local train to Carcassonne. Carcassonne is a medieval walled city dating back to Roman and Visigoth times. We stayed in the newer area dating back to about the 13th century and across the road from the main canal. This had been built to cross the country and to link the Mediterranean to the Atlantic Ocean. It was around 20 minutes by foot from our place through town to the old city. The first thing that we noticed was ...
Another three hundred
mile day with some interesting bits of countryside. The journey was
marked by being caught in a major thunderstorm the like of which we
had never seen and we were only a mile and a half from the hotel.
Cars came to a halt on the motorway unable to clear their
windscreens. We were saturated within seconds and I was seriously
worried about how close the lightening bolts ...
... expecting, there were two rows of bleachers facing each other, maybe 100 people a side and 20 yards apart. The show starts, and what it really is, is a bit of a play (and apparently a corny one according to our French speaking friends). Not sure I entirely understood, but I think the gist was there was a duke and three imprisoned soldiers from south France and three soldiers from north France. They were settling their dispute with jousting and sword fighting. ...