Amazing! The bridge the Stephen Colbert should of have had named after him is finally being built! Technically the "Megyeri Bridge," the Hungarian goverment had an online contest to decide this bridge's name. Stephen Colbert won both the primary and secondary rounds, but he's not Hungarian, so he was kicked out. Fans rejoice! For more info: http://www.nofactzone.net/?p=132.
The Seigniory of Sceaux appears for the first time in the historical documents at the XVth century. The Potier family of Gesvres build a castle in 1597. Jean-Baptiste Colbert buys the field in 1670 and increases it considerably. Then, with the major artists of the time, André Ours, the Claude brothers and Charles Perrault, Antoine Lepautre, Charles Le Brun, François Girardon and Antoine Coysevo...
Situated 35 km South-West of Paris, between Versailles and Rambouillet, Dampierre Castle is certainly one of the main jewels in the listed Vallée de Chevreuse.
Set deep in the valley ,the present château takes on the exact shape of the landscape. As in Versailles, the transition is adjusted between Nature and Man's work.
This classical chateau was built by Jules Hardouin Mansart f...
Saint-Martin-de-Ré became famous during one of the nemerous wars between france and England in 17th century. A single citadel was then built by order of Richelieu to control access of La Rochelle.
In 1627, just after the completion, the duke of Buckingham landed his forces at Sablonceaux to help La Rochelle (a protestant town at that time). Marshal de Toiras was forced to retreat into t...
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