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Wandering around Fontainebleau on a hot day, we found a swimming hole- With no bathing suits or towels in hand, we decided to take a swim anyway. Continue reading


Barbizon- The Barbizon School is the geographical and spiritual center of a colony of landscape painters who want to work ” from nature “. The term takes its name from the village of Barbizon , located on the edge of the forest of Fontainebleau ( Seine-et-Marne ), around which some painters flocked for nearly fifty years between 1825 and 1875.
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