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Old 07-01-2014, 12:21 PM   #66
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Very nice report. Really interesting to see those memorials, and your perspective.

Peterhof, after Versailles. All those elaborate french gardens in Europe were gravity fed. Labor was cheap. But I remember a story from Versailles that these fountains were only used on special occasions and servants ran up front to start the flow and closed it after the party had strolled by to save water.
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