Walking to the top of the dome of Sacre Coeur provided so many lovely photo ops that I’m sharing a second One Thing, Three Ways post on it, a Part Deux, if you will allow me to be extra cheesy. Sacre Coeur Photo #1.  I love the way the end-of-the-day light was streaming through the […]

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again:  the  €6 it costs to climb the dome of Sacre Coeur is the best  €6 you can spend on anything, anywhere in Europe.  If you get a chance to go, you MUST do it!  Sacre Coeur sits at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the highest point in […]

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I am fortunate to have spent roughly half of my childhood living in Europe, first in Germany and then in the Netherlands.  I am even more fortunate that my parents took advantage of the opportunity and traveled with us extensively during our years abroad.  In all of my trips to Paris, I’d never climbed the […]

Gargoyles are carved spouts of animals and other fantastic creatures used to redirect water from the roof of a building away from the side of the building out of the gargoyle’s mouth.  They are quite common on castles, churches, and other structures throughout Europe.  Here are a few of my favorite gargoyle shots from France. […]