I don’t think I’ve climbed the Arch of Triumph since I was a kid, so I made a point of that being my one after-hours activity the one night I had available this trip to Paris.  I noticed an abundance of police officers in the Metro and in the tunnels under L’Etoile leading to the […]

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After visiting Versailles, Auvers-sur-Oise, Giverny, and several beautiful castles in the Loire Valley, it was time to return to Paris for one last night in the City of Lights and our flight home.  While my Better Half took a cat nap, I went out to buy a few gifts for the kids and bottles of […]

Although this is one of my favorite rooms at the Chateau de Villandry, I cannot for the life of me piece back together which room it was.  I think it may have been a bedroom on the first floor, but I’m not sure.    Can anyone else help me identify this room? Can you see how […]