Tag Archives: France

The Joy of Blogging

Today is my two year blogging anniversary. I can’t believe it. When I started I didn’t know what to expect. I thought it would be more like an online journal for me to keep track of my challenge to visit 192 countries, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry

Not going to lie, this was my worst subject in school. Ask anyone who has played pool with me. Here’s a photo of the Louvre Pyramid by the architect I. M. Pei. Unfortunately our time was short so I still haven’t been inside the … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day (September 26)

I’ve mentioned before that I was super excited to finally visit Versailles this past June. This was my first glimpse of the palace … and all of the people!

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A Golden Beauty

Yesterday I shared some photos of the Tiergarten, the largest park in Berlin, Germany. In the middle of the park you can find the Siegessaule. It’s easy to find since the Victory Column is over 200 feet (62 meters). The … Continue reading

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The Medici Fountain

One of my favorite parts of the Jardin du Luxembourg was the Medici Fountain.  This fountain was built in 1630 by Marie de’ Medici, King Henry IV’s widow and the regent of King Louis XIII of France. Tomasso Francini, a … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day (June 15)

The Jardins des Tuileries in Paris has many lovely statues.  These two aren’t the best of the bunch, however, I loved the pigeons.  For some reason they made me smile. They also had these in Paris.  Happy Friday!

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Travel Photo of the Day (June 14)

  Do you ever have one of those moments when you feel like a complete idiot?  I have them on a regular basis.  Two weeks ago we were in Paris.  On the first day we wanted to find a couple … Continue reading

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Amélie-World Cinema Series-France

I love quirky characters and I love foreign films.  The French film Amélie, released in 2001, was perfect for me.  The French title is Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain (The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain).  The film is directed by … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day (June 11)

I feel like this guy today.  It has been pouring in London since last night.  And I feel like getting out since I’m antsy.  Maybe I will head to a museum or something.  This photo was taken from the towers … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day (June 9)

Inside Versailles I wasn’t able to get too many photos since there was a large crowd, the lighting wasn’t fantastic (flash is not allowed), and to be honest, I was overwhelmed by everything inside.  I love the expression on this … Continue reading

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