Friday, November 20, 2009

Wépion ... Dave ... Mont-Godinne ...

... promenade de Meuse / Meuse river path ...

... sad ending of a shopping cart ... (EN)
... One of the first shopping carts were introduced on June 4, 1937,
he invention of Sylvan Goldman, owner of the Humpty Dumpty
supermarket chain in Oklahoma City
(another shopping-cart i
nnovator was Orla Watson) ...

... Fernan Nunez' castle in Dave / Château de Dave ... (EN)
... The Lords of Dave played an important role in
the County Namen during the medieval times ...

... The château on the eastern bank of the Meuse is but one example
of the charming old village (of Dave), rebuilt from a medieval ruin
in the 18th and 19th centuries by the Ducs de Fernan Nunez.
According to the archives of the New York Times
the château played host in 1877 to Louis Napoleon
who was there ostensibly to hunt ...

... view on the Meuse River from
a belvedere in Mont-Godinne ...