In the Renaissance, well before automobiles were invented, horses, stables, wagons, and carriages were essential to chateau life.  Yet of all the castles we visited, Chateau d’Usse was the only one that showcased any of these elements in any great depth.  After seeing all of the old tack displayed, including some items with the fleur-de-lis and king’s initials, we […]

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Sadly, this is the last post from Montana.  I can’t tell you how much I enjoy being there.  Well, certainly between the months of May and September.  It’s a bit chilly the other months of the year! These photos were taken in Valley Creek, an area roughly 20-30 minutes outside of Billings.  When my Better […]