It must have been nice to be Marie-Antoinette.  Well, except for the inconvenience of the French Revolution and the beheading in Place de la Concorde.  But before then, she had her own lovely bedchamber in the main palace at Versailles as well as her own estate on the property. Here are three shots of her […]

I must have taken over a hundred shots of the Parisian buildings.  They are just spectacular.  It was hard picking just three for this post, but here are three of my favorites. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Parisian Building Photo #1.  I loved the way the red flowers popped against […]

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 […]

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. […]

While there are a lot of beautiful buildings with a lot of beautiful views in Paris, this apartment building one flight of stairs down from the right side of Sacre Coeur seems to be one of the best of the best. You Might Also Enjoy: Paris:  Beautiful Buildings Paris:  What’s for Dinner? Paris:  Roller Skating […]