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Have you seen Chambord?

Domaine National de Chambord, France © Léonard de Serres
In the year of 1519, a palace rises up from the heart of the Sologne marshlands... A dashing young king, François I, has ordered its...

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Industrial Revolution in Blaenavon

Blaenavon Ironworks - Wales UK - Photo: Asgeir Pedersen, Heredajo
By the middle of the 19th century more people in Wales worked in the industry than in agriculture. Blaenavon - the industrial landscape with the...

Recent Articles

Mantua, Palazzo Te - Ceiling of the Room of the giants - Livioandronico2013 (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Mantua – La Bella Addormentata

Like the Medici in Florence, the Gonzaga family were great patrons of art and culture in Mantua In 2007, UNESCO listed Mantua as a World...