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Grand Trianon at Versailles.

This is the 3rd post on Versailles, and covers photos from the Grand Trianon.  The Grand Trianon was built by Louis XIV as a retreat for him and his mistress, and where he could entertain guests away from the court... Continue Reading →

Marie Antoinette’s Petit Trianon at Versailles

Like I said in my blog a couple of weeks ago, Versailles is so big that one post is just not enough. Marie Antoinette's Petit Trianon was the little country cottage way, way down the garden at Versailles.  It takes... Continue Reading →

Palace at Versailles.

Versailles is just simply opulent. It's definitely worth visiting, if anything, to see what excessive wealth gets you. No wonder the peasants decided to rock up at the palace gates.  I'm sure it's much more complex than that, though I'd... Continue Reading →

Weekend trip to Paris.

I think the thing that I most love about where I'm currently living is the access to the quick getaway. Never in my life have I ever had the opportunity to say "Let me just duck to Paris for the... Continue Reading →

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