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French Riviera Vacation – Part Four

The monks on the island of Ste. Honorat claim that Holy mumbo jumbo has prevailed there for 1600 years. An easy claim to make that not even the superior security forces of the city of Cannes can hope to verify. However ,the numerous ruined chapels scattered throughout the tiny isle lend some “concete” support to […]

30Apr2011 | | 6 comments | Continued
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Medieval Villages France

“History is written by the winners.” A quote we’re all familiar with. But, ya know what? It ain’t necessarily so. As the defiant young lady immortalized above proves. Who does History remember more – Joan of Arc? Or the blue meanies who invited her to be the guest of dis-honor at her own bar-b-que? You’ve […]

27May2010 | | 3 comments | Continued