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Travel Theme-Seeds




Travel Theme.


Roadside grass which has run to seed.

It would appear that these oats are

more seed pods than seeds. 6 more words


Le Nôtre Thinks Bigger

Ambition and Scale

Andre Le Nôtre had ambition, skill and was a master manipulator of scale. Perhaps the greatest of all large-scale formal landscapes the Palace of Versailles was one of his many works during his sixty year career. 159 more words

Travel Theme-Decadent




Travel Theme.


By the time we reached Palace of Versailles last year…we were almost used to viewing…

decadent sights such as these. 40 more words


Prosecutors charge 30-year-old Belgian national over Paris, Brussels attacks

Belgian prosecutors have charged a 30-year-old in connection with terror attacks in Paris and Belgium. The suspect is related to others implicated in the attacks. 422 more words


Putin in Paris - the spy who came in from the cold

This title came to me while watching the 7 pm news on T.V. this evening. It came to me for two reasons: (1) the surprising encounter today between the French and Russian presidents at the… 427 more words


Parisian Memories

Way back in July 2012, I had just finished secondary school and chose Paris as the destination for my first trip without family. Paris is a busy and touristy city in summer, but for good reason as there’s so much to see and do. 120 more words

Three spanish museums, pioneers of the free information in Wikipedia

Three state museums —Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Museo del Romanticismo and Museo del Traje— openned their gates at the end of 2015 to Wikimedia Spain and started a collaboration that allowed the rigorous updating about their contents and collections in Wikipedia, apart from improving the interaction between the user community in the red. 133 more words