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Daughters, They are Speaking. 

Pardon this late post! Spotty wifi and a bus trip to London has given me some extra time to think about Paris; hope this is worth the wait! 1,251 more words


Famous Sayings: #70 — ‘Let Them Eat Cake’

July 14, 2017

It is widely believed that Marie-Antoinette once said, “Let them eat cake,” when told how many people in France had nothing to eat.

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Queen Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette was born a princess to Maria Theresa, Empress of Austria and Francis I, the Holy Roman Emperor on the 2nd November 1755 in Vienna, Austria.  927 more words


Palace of Versailles Inspired Trains Revealed

France’s national railway company has upgraded the trains that shuttle visitors from Paris to Versailles with décor that recreates the opulent palace of Louis XVI with images of marble columns, ceiling frescoes and palace gardens. 212 more words


Petit Trianon, Versailles #MyGloriousGardens

Petit Trianon was built between 1762 and 1768 by Louis XV for his mistress, Madame de Pompadour. It was called Petit Trianon to distinguish it from Grand Trianon which is a marble palace built by the king before Louis XV for his mistress! 970 more words


The Palace Gardens of Versailles. #MyGloriousGardens

My sister, daughter and I took my mother to Versailles for her 70th birthday as a surprise. I won’t be blogging about that but I would love to share with you a post about the gardens and grounds.  581 more words


Who Were the Young Royals at Princess Olympia's Extravagant Birthday Party?

Revo⚡️utionise your black tie

A post shared by Olympia of Greece (@olympiagreece) on Jul 3, 2017 at 2:33am PDT

Princess Olympia of Greece, potentially threw the blowout of the century to celebrate turning 21.

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