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Bastille Day!

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


Carnival in Paris: Fête Foraine des Tuileries

“It is a happy talent to know how to play.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tonight after visiting the Louvre, I went to a carnival in the Jardin des Tuileries.

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My First Visit to the Louvre

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


France Checklist

Just a checklist to see where I’m at!


Sites and Monuments in Paris
Eiffel Tower, Champ de Mars, Trocadero
Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées… 328 more words