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A 3 -day vacation in LA

Hi, Renxkyoko Iglesias here.

I had a fun and relaxing 3 – day vacation in Los Angeles with my cousin last week.  We were supposed to stay at my brother’s place in Long Beach, but he was out of town. 364 more words

Random Thoughts

Museums Around the World

Being a self-professed nerd, I love going to museums while traveling. I don’t even try to pretend I’m not a history buff. I can go in museums and identify works of art I learned about more than ten years ago. 247 more words



August 10 in history:

On August 10th, 1792, King Louis the 16th of France was sent to prison, and a royal art collection at the Louvre Palace in Paris was confiscated by the government.   82 more words

Today In History

Parisian Dreams

I am always planning my escape back to Paris. There’s a reason this city draws so many visitors whether it’s the Eiffel Tower, French pastries, couture shopping, a favorite museum or maybe just strolling along the Seine. 544 more words


Porte Jaujard of the Louvre

The Porte Jaujard that is part of the Louvre Museum, offering an entrance to a school where studies in art history, museology and archaeology can be taken. 12 more words


Wednesday at the Louvre: On Paying Respects

While in Paris recently, practising my own art and photographing the city, I had the opportunity to visit the Louvre. The pilgrimage I had anticipated as an eager six-year-old proved the closest I have yet come to the documented neuro-chemical feelings typically attributed to religious experience (and is, hopefully, the last time I have an “I’m not crying, you’re crying” moment in a public place for a while). 302 more words

Helicopter passing over the Louvre

Our sunday Teaser answer included a helicopter passing overhead the Louvre Museum, a few days before Bastille Day.

Sadly no one got it this week, but hopefully it will be figured out next week! 11 more words