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      Free things to see and do in the Loire Valley

      This house in Normandy was looking for someone to watch the chickens and pet sheep for a couple of weeks (Photo courtesy of

      Free things to see and do in France

      Common architectural terms (Photo by Unknown)

      Art and architecture in France

      Portrait of Louis XIII (after 1760) by Philippe de Champaigne (Photo Public Domain)

      From the Gauls to De Gaulle, a brief primer on French history

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      The mysteries of the metric system

       (Photo by Neville Nel)

      Wine in France