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Le style est comme le parfum d’un état primitif des esprits

French architect Eugène Viollet-le-Duc was born on January 27, 1814. He’s famous for his rather free interpretations of historic restorations. One could say that his early years were bohemian. He was mostly educated by an uncle who dabbled in painting … Continue reading

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À la vitesse d’un cheval au galop

Mont Saint-Michel rises up dramatically from the plain around it. It’s a rocky tidal island, located half a mile off the coast of Normandy. A mere two score people live there, but about 3 million visit each year and I … Continue reading

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