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Oct 5, 2015 - Italy and France

After some fairly hectic tours we have spent the past ten days relaxing on our own and driving through Italy and France. We flew from London into Venice and drove via the fast road up past Trento into the Trentino region and the Dolomite mountain range area. It snowed on the tops while we were there. As we drove up the adjoining valley on our left contained Lake Garda and we were later to cross the mountains and drive down the lake. The area has a fascinating political history. Yes it was also part of the old Austro Hungarian Empire and...

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Averill and James

Aug 14, 2012 - Chantilly, France

Chantilly, France August 14 We went to the Chateau and the town of Chantilly for the whole day. As there were 400 people from bus tours in the Chateau itself in the morning, Grammar and I explored the grounds and town. The original formal gardens were designed by Le Notre in the mid 17th century. There are very good signs in town put up by the Tourist Bureau. We found out that the first fine porcelain was produced there in 1732. This was another area, like Sevres and the German states, where people were trying to copy the Japanese Kakiemon...

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