Born Caterina de’ Medici in Florence, to an Italian father and a French mother, both of whom died within weeks of her birth, Catherine of Medici grew to be arguably the most powerful woman in 16th Century Europe. The Medici family were fantastically wealthy, essentially Florence bankers, but commoners. Read more
In some ways Marie-Antoinette (1755-1793) has gone down in history as a frivolous and spoilt woman who was executed because she allowed the people of France to die of starvation while she lived in great luxury.
This is not the case at all. Read more
There is a poster on the wall in one of the cottages here at Rochebonne that says something about the French being the first to fly, and yesterday a guest commented “but it was the Wright brothers!”
Indeed it was. The American Wright brothers were the first to fly (1909), they invented the aeroplane and made the Great Breakthrough. Read more
OUR GUEST BLOG TODAY COMES FROM KIM IN BELIZE
Oh Baby Excursions Ltd is the only recognized Real Estate Tour Company in Belize. We have our Tour Operators License from Belize Tourism Board. Oh Baby Excursions is for all the people that have Belize on thier radar. Read more