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Three epic sites, one no bikes in sight

We have visited 9 historical sites and found 2 that are awesome for casual bike rides and one that has the potential but fails miserably. 891 more words

Bicycle Travel

And We'll Never Be Royals...

Ah, Versailles…

A trip to the Palace of Versailles is a must when being in Paris. It’s only a short RER train ride away that takes about 30 minutes. 492 more words

World Heritage Site Tuesday: Chateau De Versailles

What do you value, work hard for? If you were to become extremely wealthy and powerful, what would you do with the riches and power you’ve suddenly come across? 217 more words


Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris, Château de Versailles and The Eiffel Tower

Bonjour, mon amis!

Today was an ultra productive and steppy day.  It amazes me how much I can get done when I’m feeling well.

We started out our morning with a walk to the Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris.   375 more words



… and yet exploding with nicotania and other vibrant florals that might be found in any gardener’s beds – although perhaps not on the same scale as found here in Versailles!


Nooks and Crannies

… abound here in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles, and one can only imagine trysts past and present. The grounds are striking, both for their grand designs, but also for the simplicity of flower choices to be found within some of the beds.


Historical Drama

It would be lovely to wander the halls of the Palace of Versailles without an accompanying throng of visitors and, in approaching this staircase, it was a treat to soak up this vision of stonework and light sans fellow travellers.