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  1. A quick off-season visit to the Loire ValleyRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 31 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Five hundred years ago this fall, Leonardo da Vinci arrived in Amboise, a small town on France's Loire River, bringing with him his three most famous paintings - "Mona Lisa," "Saint John the Baptist" and "The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne." Invited by France's King Francis I, who spurred the French Renaissance, the 64-year-old Tuscan was put up in the Clos Luc, a house of pink brick and tufa stone next to the royal Chteau d'Amboise, where the king named him "first painter, engineer and architect; free to dream, to think and to work."

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  2. An off-season and off kilter visit to France's Loire ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | Denver Post

    Five hundred years ago this fall, Leonardo da Vinci arrived in Amboise, a small town on France's Loire River, bringing with him his three most famous paintings - "Mona Lisa," "Saint John the Baptist" and "The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne." Invited by France's King Francis I, who spurred the French Renaissance, the 64-year-old Tuscan was put up in the Clos LucA , a house of pink brick and tufa stone next to the royal ChA teau d'Amboise, where the king named him "first painter, engineer and architect; free to dream, to think and to work."

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  3. A comedy of errors in France's Loire ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Iol.co.za

    Paris - Five hundred years ago this fall, Leonardo da Vinci arrived in Amboise, a small town on France's Loire River, bringing with him his three most famous paintings - "Mona Lisa," "Saint John the Baptist" and "The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne." Invited by France's King Francis I, who spurred the French Renaissance, the 64-year-old Tuscan was put up in the Clos Luc, a house of pink brick and tufa stone next to the royal Chteau d'Amboise, where the king named him "first painter, engineer and architect; free to dream, to think and to work."

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  4. A quick off-season visit to the Loire Valley, birthplace of the French RenaissanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Canada.com

    Five hundred years ago this fall, Leonardo da Vinci arrived in Amboise, a small town on France's Loire River, bringing with him his three most famous paintings - "Mona Lisa," "Saint John the Baptist" and "The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne." Invited by France's King Francis I, who spurred the French Renaissance, the 64-year-old Tuscan was put up in the Clos LucA , a house of pink brick and tufa stone next to the royal ChA teau d'Amboise, where the king named him "first painter, engineer and architect; free to dream, to think and to work."

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  5. A quick offseason visit to the Loire Valley, birthplace of the French RenaissanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Washington Post

    In the Loire Valley of France, the French Renaissance lives on in architecture such as this bridge, dating to the late 1500s, over the Cher River at the ChA teau de Chenonceau. Five hundred years ago this fall, Leonardo da Vinci arrived in Amboise, a small town on France's Loire River, bringing with him his three most famous paintings - "Mona Lisa," "Saint John the Baptist" and "The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne."

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  6. Nicolas RenardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | Wine Tasting , Vineyards , in France

    Amboise, Loire valley Nicolas Renard is one of these top vintners who one day vanished and went off the map in spite of their having a cult following for their wines. B. and I visited Nicolas years ago at the time in 2005 he was the vinificateur and cellar master for Marie-Annick Lemaire at Lemaire Fournier, a domaine that closed its doors since, alas.

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  7. Loire Valley Wineries imports locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | San Diego CityBEAT

    Small-production wines from France's Loire Valley may be crafted half a world away, but entrepreneur Luc Bonhomme makes them accessible stateside. Bonhomme's company Loire Valley Wineries imports quality wines from all over the Loire wine region to its warehouse in Carlsbad, and the owner and his team have personally connected with 21 winemakers.

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  8. Amboise, le chateauRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | TrekEarth

    Le chateau d'Amboise surplombe la Loire a Amboise dans le departement d'Indre-et-Loire. Il fait partie des chateaux de la Loire.

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  9. Amboise on the banks of the River Loire near Tours is a cycling stress-busterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Jerk chicken in Jamaica: Follow in the footsteps of Beyonce and Scarlett Johansson on the 'fairest isle in the world' Arriba Aruba! Beautiful scenery, a close-knit community and a cinema on the beach showing Jaws : Why the idyllic Caribbean island is worth a return visit A look inside Luminarias: Villagers in Spain celebrate the patron saint of domestic animals by riding their horses through FIRE Is it just a Highland fling? Comedian Griff Rhys Jones reveals why he can't resist life north of the border Be a real New Yorker and escape to New England: Join the stars in Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard Bowled over by the Big Apple: England cricket captain Alastair Cook can't get enough of the city's bright lights - or giant waffles Beyond the Old Town: Exploring the trendy Zurich district where locals meet for pints and old factories have been reclaimed as hubs for food, music and ... (more)

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  10. France launches another round of airstrikes at ISIS strongholdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | CBC News

    French Rafale fighter jets are shown in a file photo. The French Air Force launched another campaign of airstrikes against ISIS overnight, at least the second since the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.

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