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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 8, 2014: Two Gentlemen of Verona

DrFumblefinger ·
An amazing church, PHeymont!
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, January 17, 2015: Shakespeare Books, Avignon

PortMoresby ·
  I didn’t really need more books, but how could I not visit the English bookstore, Shakespeare Books, in Avignon.  I was staying in this great medieval town on the Rhône,  on the south side just inside the wall near...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, April 27, 2015: Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Garden

DrFumblefinger ·
  One of the prettiest cottages anywhere, dating to the 15th century, is just a mile from Stratford on Avon.  Anne Hathaway lived in this 12 room home as a child.  She is best known for being the wife of the bard, William Shakespeare,...
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Salzburg Festival opens; smaller budget, high hopes

PHeymont ·
Salzburg Bach Choir in performance at 2006 Salzburg Festival.    (Photo: Hubert Felk/Salzburger Bachchor)   The Salzburg Fesstival, one of the world's premiere performing arts celebrations, opened its 95th season yesterday with a...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 8, 2014: Two Gentlemen of Verona

PHeymont ·
    No, they're not the ones Shakespeare wrote about; these gentlemen shoulder a different burden, holding up the baptismal fonts of the Saint Anastasia church near the ancient Ponte Pietra. The brick Gothic church dates to the 13th century,...
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Shakespeare's Birthplace—in China, with Avon

PHeymont ·
Another Chinese reproduction of western architecture, this time with 16th century villages where Shakespeare and Cervantes were born.
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What Shakespeare Saw: A London listing

PHeymont ·
The Telegraph (UK) has compiled a walkable tour of what Shakespeare saw in London that you can see today.
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Hamlet's castle is one-night Airbnb for contest winner

PHeymont ·
Hamlet's home to be offered for one night as a sleepover for a contest winner.
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