Category: Travels

France: The Louvre Museum #travel #Paris #France #photography

  Housed in the museum, over 38,000 objects are on display. Originally, the Louvre Palace was built as a fortress, then later expanded and converted to kings residence. In 1682, Louis XIV chose the Palace of Versailles as the location of his court, leaving the…

France: Musée de l’Armée (Army Museum) and Tomb of Napoléon #travel #Paris #France #photography

        Trace the steps of France’s military history at the Musée de ‘Armée (Army Museum). The museum is vast and took us hours to get through. The old armour and weapon collections span from the 13th century to modern times.    …

France: Versailles: Marie Antoinette’s Farm #travel #Versailles #France #photography

A must see when visiting Versailles is Marie-Antoinette’s farm located in the garden section of the estate. Still being farmed, it is painstakingly maintained to this day. I loved exploring this section.     Returning to the Chateau, the walk through the gardens, with…

France: Versailles: Splendor and Majesty #travel #Versailles #France #photography

After a small delay, getting on the road train in Paris, we arrived in Versailles without further incident. The grandiose Chateau does not disappoint. It captures the imagination. I could almost picture the kings and queens, their entourage, milling about. In grand scale, the…

Paris: The City of Lights #travel #Paris #France #photography

  Notre-Dame Cathedral on the Ile de la Cité is in the heart of Paris. It receives more visitors each year than the Eiffel Tower.         As sunset falls, the Champ de Mars, named after the God of war,  lights up….

Paris: The City of Lights #travel #Paris #France #photography

Known as the city of lights for its being the intellectual center during the Age of Enlightenment, Paris is like a taste of home to me. Born in Montreal, our own section of the old city seems multiplied when in Paris. The cobblestoned, narrow streets,…

Capri: Picture Perfect #travel #Capri #Italy #photography

At every turn, there is a picture to take. Whether from land or by sea.          

Capri: No Words Can do it Justice #travel #Capri #Italy #photography

Sitting atop of the world, looking down a the harbor. The hike up was worth it.