Amboise 5/8-23/2008

Leonardo de Vini's home, Clos Lucé (manor house), is located here.
Clos Lucé: Leonardo da Vinci's home, Amboise.
The grounds around Clos Lucé.
Fanciful entertainment for children — the spiral on top rotates as children spin it, below.
Bridge in gardens.
Your's truly poses in a double decker bridge.
A stream running thru the grounds.
An early design by de Vinici for a parachute! Notice the figure of a person hanging from the middle.
Concept for a flying machine.
Translucent screens with art on them hung around the gardens.
Not quite sure what this was supposed to be - lost in the fog of time.
Exterior of dovecot.
Interior of dovecot.

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