Category Archives: Architecture

Dickens Christmas Has Arrived

According to the Skaneateles NY Chamber of Commerce as many as 20,000 people visit each year for Dickens. Many of these visitors, in turn, help support the local economy by buying at the shops filled with unique gifts and eat … Continue reading

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Normandy Church . . . . Loving Your Neighbor

The Scars Of Angoville-Au-Plain    – February 15, 2014 by  “The scars of Angoville-au-Plain” Postcard match.  This peaceful beach has seen so much. On our way to the vast beaches by Les Gougins in Manche, just north of Utah Beach, we took a small … Continue reading

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Eglise A’ Angoville au Plain

This unassuming country church was  one of the most memorable of our trip. We walked  from our  accommodations at  http://www.domaine-airborne.com/domaine-airborne/. There was a narrow windy road with the hedgerows twisting with no apparent plan through the fields where on the … Continue reading

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Bascilica of St. Denis

HISTORY OF THE MONUMENT The final resting place of the kings and queens of France. Built on the grave of Saint Denis, a Bishop of Paris who died in 250 AD, the royal abbey of Saint-Denis was, from the death … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris

Notre Dame of Paris, is  one of the most famous  Gothic Cathedrals in the world , if not the most famous.  We visited it three times in four days in Paris  so D could get photos with just the perfect … Continue reading

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Sainte-Ephrem-le-Syriaque Church

As we started down the hill from The Pantheon, actually halfway down, we noticed this poster displayed before the chapel below.  There was an elegant black French iron fence which we peered through to learn  the details.  Checking the date … Continue reading

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The Pantheon Paris

If this building looks familiar, it might be that you have visited the Pantheon in Rome. Pantheon is a Greek word that translates as “temple to all gods.” This post is about the Pantheon in Paris in the Latin Quarter. … Continue reading

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Montmartre. . . . a video

Pictures are worth a thousand words!      

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Musee de Montmartre

Is this not a picture perfect site for the Musee de Montmartre, sited at the crest of the hill and surrounded by gardens that were designed from the master garden painter Renoir? The gardens are terraced down the hill and … Continue reading

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Montmarte in the City of Lights

Our trip began in Paris as a four day celebration of our 50th wedding anniversary.  Montmarte  was my  request thinking of galleries, cafes and meandering among the artist and musicians.  Yes it is at the top of a rather large … Continue reading

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