Chateaux of the Loire – Day One: Chateau Villesavin

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This summer I spent three lovely weeks in Orléans with my daughter and granddaughters, ages four and six. During the week, the little girls, who are bilingual in French, attended a Centre Loisirs pour les enfants (see news photos here) … Continue reading

Memories of France 2009

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Getting in the mood–as if one had to work at getting excited to visit France! As I prepare for my lucky 13th trip to France this summer and a 3 week stay in Orleans with my daughter and granddaughters, I’ve … Continue reading

Beautiful bits of flotsam and jetsam

 

Very often it’s not the grand vistas but the intricate details that are most remembered from our travels. Enjoy this array of exquisite bits of flotsam and jetsam from my travels in England and France.

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A swan at Versailles

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The “Thinker” gargoyle at Notre Dame

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Two gargoyles’ view of Paris

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Chenonceau through a window

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The kitchen at Chenonceau

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Drain pipe at Chambord

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Opera costumes at Chambord

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Egyptian cats at the Louvre

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MIniatures of Paris in shop on Ile St. Louis

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Pont D’Alexandre Paris

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Buckingham Palace

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Near Buckingham Palace

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And ending on a yummy note…the Albert Pub in London. See you there!