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Chateau de Versailles

The weekend after hosting our cocktail party, we were on our way to France for vacation. Earlier in the year, we found a wine tour we wanted to go on in the Champagne-Burgundy wine regions. 708 more words

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Mists of time

Another moment of aesthetic solace from Versailles, this time in the form of a misty halo. “Fog Assembly” fills the Star Grove with a nebulous yet grounded cloud, an elemental installation designed to “amplify the feelings of impermanence and transformation.” Shrouded so, the formal landscape becomes subsumed by experience. 198 more words

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A cascade

…. of calamities, most recently in Nice. Today, Olafur Eliasson’s “Waterfall” installation at the Palace of Versailles in France feels like a solemn sentinel to the outpouring of sorrow felt around the world for Nice, Baghdad, Orlando, Dallas (the list goes on). 138 more words

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Versailles

The Château de Versailles, or Palace of Versailles was where the opulent French people lived a very long time ago. It’s divided into the palace, garden, grand Trianon and Marie Antoinette’s estate. 725 more words

Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles (in French: Le Chateau de Versailles), is a family residence palace of the French kings. Established over an area of 67,000 m2, the palace is famous for its grandeur and beauty, as well as its important role in French history even World War. 573 more words

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Paris, Day #2

Today we traveled to the grand Palace of Versailles. Versailles was known for its extreme luxury; it showcased the best that money could buy of art, furniture, food, and many other things. 268 more words

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