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OBSERVING DORDOGNA IN PAINTINGS

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FRANCE’S QUINTESSENCE – The Dordogne trip

Known as the land of thousand châteaux, the Dordogne’s landscape is embellished with castles built between 1337 and 1453, when this land marked the frontier between French and English territories. Mesmerising prehistoric cave paintings, standout cuisine and castle-strewn river lands. Welcome to Dordogne, http://meetingbenches.com/2017/03/dordognes-inner-landscapes/ where you can listen croak of frogs, hidden among weeping willows. The Dordogne is one of …

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DORDOGNE’S INNER LANDSCAPES

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.

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CASTLES IN DORDOGNE – Journey to the land of thousand castles

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.

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REMEMBER TO OBEY – Leonardo da Vinci and the Virgin of the Rocks

In April 1483, the prior of a Milanese Confraternity signed a contract for an altarpiece. It was the first commission obtained by a young artist, who came from Florence to the city. The agreement which Leonardo da Vinci had agreed to undertake, provided a triptych: in the central altarpiece, Our Lady and the encounter between Jesus and the small Giovanni, …

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AMERICAN INNER LANDSCAPES

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.

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BREATHTAKING LANDSCAPES IN ICELAND

Soundtrack: Sigur Rós / Svefn G Englar, free MP3. The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.

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AMAZING SECRET PLACES IN LONDON

Step beyond the queues of London’s tourist, to its quirkier side, because the town reserves any number of hidden treasures, but only for those who know how to wander off the beaten track, and far from the usual clichés. Step beyond the queues of London’s tourist, to its quirkier side. Enjoy a night (out somewhere different), this weekend and discover …

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LONDON UNDERGROUND PLACES

At the time construction was extremely difficult, thanks to the muddy silt. The Thames Tunnel was the first successful one. http://www.brunel-museum.org.uk/history/the-thames-tunnel/ You too can see what London Underground reopened: the remains of the bunker that Winston Churchill used to hide (during WWII), and the entrance to the first underwater tunnel ever constructed. Tours run every Tuesday afternoon. We can meet …

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LONDON UNDERGROUND PAINTINGS

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.

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