I took a ridiculous number of pictures of window boxes in France.  I couldn’t help myself.  They are simply beautiful with their red geraniums and functional shutters.  I guess this one doesn’t really have shutters, but it still begged to have its picture taken, and I didn’t want to disappoint. You Might Also Enjoy: Cergy: […]

For those of you wondering if the Versailles posts would ever end, this is your day! Cergy is a Parisian suburb about 20 miles northwest of the City that has grown rapidly in my lifetime, from roughly 3,000 inhabitants at the beginning of the 1970s to roughly 60,000 today.  After a full day at Versailles […]

After wolfing down an extremely early breakfast, my camera and I had 30 minutes to walk through the French Quarter at dawn at a cafe au lait-fueled speed before the flight home.  Even at that early hour, the second I left the air-conditioned lobby of the Ritz-Carlton, I felt as if I’d stepped straight into a sauna.  Here is […]

After wolfing down an extremely early breakfast, my camera and I had 30 minutes to walk through the French Quarter at dawn at a cafe au lait-fueled speed before the flight home.  Even at that early hour, the second I left the air-conditioned lobby of the Ritz-Carlton, I felt as if I’d stepped straight into […]