|Porte de Châtellerault|
|a snowy garden within the walls|
|Porte de Chinon|
|Chinon castle across the Vienne river|
The topics of this blog are Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Duke of Richelieu, and the IDEAL CITY built on his command next to his magnificent CHÂTEAU on the borders of Touraine, Anjou and Poitou, in France.