As I See It

18th October 2014

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Boston Harbor

Still have lots of France photos but we spent last week in Boston and wanted to break things up and post some things from there.  

Boston Harbor

Still have lots of France photos but we spent last week in Boston and wanted to break things up and post some things from there.  

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11th October 2014

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Jardin du Plessis

This english style garden was the creation of Rosamée Henrion who began working on the garden in 1975.  It is near the town of Sasnieres in the Loire Valley.

Sasnières, France

Sasnieres, France

Sasnieres, France

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4th October 2014

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Château de Chenonceau

Another rainy day in the Loire Valley visiting Chateau de Chenonceau.  It is located on the river Cher and built in1513 by Katherine Briçonnet.  

Château de Chenonceau

Another rainy day in the Loire Valley visiting Chateau de Chenonceau.  It is located on the river Cher and built in1513 by Katherine Briçonnet.  

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30th September 2014

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Leonardo’s Gun

Leonardo’s da Vinci moved to Le Chateau du Clos Luce which is in Amboise, France.  On the grounds are replicas of many of his inventions.  

Leonardo’s Gun

Leonardo’s da Vinci moved to Le Chateau du Clos Luce which is in Amboise, France.  On the grounds are replicas of many of his inventions.  

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25th September 2014

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Sunflowers

In the Loire Valley we saw several fields of sunflowers as we were driving around.  After ignoring them for a couple days we had a stormy afternoon with heavy rain that provided a background to highlight them well enough.

Sunflowers

In the Loire Valley we saw several fields of sunflowers as we were driving around.  After ignoring them for a couple days we had a stormy afternoon with heavy rain that provided a background to highlight them well enough.

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19th September 2014

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Battlement

The Chateau De la Barre has been in the Vanssay family since the 1400’s and was our home base while touring the Loire Valley.  

Battlement

The Chateau De la Barre has been in the Vanssay family since the 1400’s and was our home base while touring the Loire Valley.  

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14th September 2014

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Loire Valley Morning

After touring Normandy we rented a car and drove to the Chateau De la Barre near Saint Calais in the Loire Valley.  

Loire Valley Morning

After touring Normandy we rented a car and drove to the Chateau De la Barre near Saint Calais in the Loire Valley.  

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12th September 2014

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Guns of Longues-sur-Mer

This 150MM German gun is located on a cliff near the town of Longues-sur-Mer overlooking the beaches of Normandy and were used to fire on the ships during the invasion.  

Guns of Longues-sur-Mer

This 150MM German gun is located on a cliff near the town of Longues-sur-Mer overlooking the beaches of Normandy and were used to fire on the ships during the invasion.  

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3rd September 2014

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Sainte Marie Du Mont

Sainte Marie Du Mont, as depicted in the television series Band of Brothers, was the first village to be liberated in Normandy during the D-Day invasion in 1944.  

Sainte Marie Du Mont

Sainte Marie Du Mont, as depicted in the television series Band of Brothers, was the first village to be liberated in Normandy during the D-Day invasion in 1944.  

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30th August 2014

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Omaha Beach

This pier is located near the small town of Vierville-sur-Mer and is at the west end of Omaha Beach.  

Omaha Beach

This pier is located near the small town of Vierville-sur-Mer and is at the west end of Omaha Beach.  

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