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The castle-fortress of Chateauneuf-en-Auxois (above) in the Burgundy region of central France, an area that is as golden as ever, was once owned by Philip the Good. The fortress of Germolles (left) was bought by Philip the Bold for his wife. Six centuries later, part of it is still inhabited. (Corinna Lothar)

The castle-fortress of Chateauneuf-en-Auxois (above) in the Burgundy region of central France, an area that is as golden as ever, was once owned by Philip the Good. The fortress of Germolles (left) was bought by Philip the Bold for his wife. Six centuries later, part of it is still inhabited. (Corinna Lothar)

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