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May 12, 2010 - Leonardo de Vinci

NAME HERE   Wednesday 12 May We made our way to Amboise to Leonardo de Vincis House. He was the French Kings Painter, Engineer, and friend for the last few years of his life. This was where he died. The house was more of a manor than huge chateaux. We loved it. There were school kids everywhere completing workbooks. We alked through his rooms thye bedroom he passed away in, the saloons where hefinished the Monba Lisa and John the Baptist, the longe where he would talk with his bgood friend trhe King of France whose Royal Chateaux was only...

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May 11, 2010 - Chambord Chateaux

Tuesday 11 May We left our hotel in the heart of Amboise looking for our accomodation in Beaugency north. MarieAntoinette wanted to take us to the Toll Road so we had some diversions and finally got on the right road. Took longer than expected. She again took us to the very centre of the town, A few hairy moments as the streets wee so narrow. Tourist office people were nice and we found our accomodation which was all closed. Everyone stops fo lunch for a couple of hours. No surprise this time. We had lunch in the car It was bitterly cold....

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