Weather in January and February
The first month is always the coldest with occasional icy rains. Snow is quite rare at this point of the year but if it does snow then it melts away really quickly, leaving behind a slushy mess. This is exactly why you need to be well-prepared in advance, especially if you want to stay warm and dry.View full article →
The Châteaux of the Loire Valley iare part of the architectural heritage of the historic towns of Amboise, Angers, Blois, Chinon, Nantes, Orléans, Saumur, and Tours along the Loire River in France. They illustrate the ideals of the Renaissance and the Age of the Enlightenment on French thought and design in the Loire Valley... Enjoy the view & plan your next vacation!!!!
Get ready for some stunning flyover views along the Loire River in France. Some of the finest castles and palaces in the country. Unmissable European architectural masterpieces
See below the chateaux of the Loire Valley list excerpted from the French pages of Wikipedia.
|Château de Goulaine||Haute-Goulaine||Loire-Atlantique|
|Le Lude||Le Lude||Sarthe|
|Luynes (Indre-et-Loire)||Luynes (Indre-et-Loire)||Indre-et-Loire|
|Château de Montgeoffroy||Mazé||Maine-et-Loire|
|Montsoreau||Montsoreau||Maine-et-Loire||47° 12′ 56″ N 0° 03′ 44″ E|
The love of nature is in the center of our creations. Most of the jewelry pieces in my collections are made from some organique or mineral material from earth.
This is the sound of earth moving captured from the deepest open hole on the planet by the multimedia artist Lotte Geeven. For billions of years, the Earth has silently traveled through space, spinning around the sun without making a sound. Even here on the planet, there's been little to hear. But now with the right recording equipment and processing, we can get a sense of what it sounds like for the planet to spin and spin while looping around the sun. Read more...
There is no sound in space - it's a vacuum and there is no air. So this sound is not picked up by microphones on satellites. The following sound is from radio waves given off by the earth that's beenconverted into audio by computer.
I just stumble on this video which remind me my tour of "La Côte d'azur". I just decide to share this Rick Steves' Europe video with you. Who knows where you're going to travel the next vacations!!!!
In fairytale Monaco, we listen to the graceful reshuffling of personal fortunes at the casino, then we follow in the footsteps of 19th century aristocrats along Nice's Promenade des Anglais, and visit the picturesque, artist hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso.
I just stumble on this video which remind me my tour of "Les château de la Loire". I just decide to share this Rick Steves' Europe video with you. Who knows where you're going to travel the next vacations!!!!
Along the Loire River Valley, the beautiful French countryside is studded with evocative châteaux. Home-basing in Amboise, we visit four unique castles: elegant Chenonceau, massive Chambord, stately Cheverny, and fragrant Villandry. Along the way, we tour Leonardo’s home, feed hunting dogs, enjoy the local cuisine, and savor a princely garden.
La Parisienne By Hayden Williams Illustrations