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livingincognac - La Corderie Royale

The Corderie Royale belongs to french naval history. Built in the XVII century, this industrial  and historical building had known moments of glory during 150 years, and was a part of  the greatest military arsenal of France. Then, burnt at the end of the second world war, it was nearly destroyed.  The renaissance is due to passionnate men 30 years after.

Continue reading The Corderie Royale, an amazing story

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livingincognac - winter

It’s quite unusual in Cognac region  to have such low températures withing the day :  -7°C or -9°C. I presume that the scandinavian and canadian friends of the blog will just  smile and think that it’s out of mind to say it’s cold, but for us, it is ! A white coat on the roofs and landscapes till noon, is quite exceptionnal. To be trendy, I putted on my white confortable coat.

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livingincognac-anneloloumfrangeul

Really, an amazing place. Blue of sky has always inspirated painters and photographs : never the same, from dawn to sunset, and so bright.  Many shades of green are present everywhere, from that of the vineyards to that of the woods. In fall season, when a morning mist appear, the landscape becomes magic. And what about  the sunset on the walls of the houses, build with the  white limestome of Charente. The amber color of the cognac after his ageing period answers to the fall colors of nature. Live here  allows to see, day after day, an unbelievable symphony of colours. Continue reading The chance to live in cognac region

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