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Weekly Photo Challenge: Old Fashioned

Although he was king of England, Crusader Richard the Lionheart spent very little time in England — and did not, in fact, speak English.  He grew up at his mother’s court in Aquitane, in Southern France.  All in all, Richard … Continue reading

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A guide to Napoleon’s tomb

Napoleon’s Tomb by Celine Gautier My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked up this beautifully illustrated little guidebook at the gift counter in Paris’s Church of the Dome, the place where Napoleon found his final rest. The guidebook doesn’t … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #20: Napoleon’s Tomb

Napoleon’s Tomb Hôtel National des Invalides Esplanade des Invalides 129 rue de Grenelle 75007 Paris, France Telephone: 1 44 42 38 77 Tomb completed: 1861 Number of burials, some of them partial: approximately 20 Open: Every day at 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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