Today is Bastille Day, or as the French call it, Le Quatorze Juillet (The 14th of July). What is Bastille Day?
The Bastille (from an old French word meaning “fortress”) was a medieval prison in Paris. 189 more words
Unfortunately, my time in Paris is coming to a close, but there’s still so much I want to see! The other day, I made a list of all the major sites I’ve been to and those I have yet to see, and I realized that, for someone who loves art and art history, I’ve been slacking when it comes to visiting museums! 108 more words
Finished the rest of the itinerary for school today. I went to the Marché aux Puces Saint Ouen (flea market) this morning and the first thing I thought was, “This is Victoria’s heaven.” So many cool trinkets and gadgets and gizmos and antiques and beads and art and all kinds of old, random finds. 266 more words