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I am astonished by the magnificent costumes of Louis XIV, le Roi Soleil, even though this blog is about Linear A B & C: Part 3
I am astonished by the magnificent costumes of Louis XIV, le Roi Soleil, even though this blog is about Linear A B & C: Part 2
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In 1898, the people of Elberton, Georgia—like those of many Southern towns a few decades after the Civil War—commissioned a granite statue to honor those local men who had fought for the Confederate army.
Our first trip to Versailles was a lesson in so many things – the opulence and concept of ridiculous lavishness in the 17th century; how influenced a king was by Greek mythology; how many miles I could actually walk in one day; the lack of public bathrooms in a giant palace that sees hundreds of thousands of visitors a year; and how long tourists will wait in line to enter a museum (learned this a lot during our first trip. 1,122 more words