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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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The Foucault Pendulum

Before leaving the Pantheon and all its treasure, just a quick stop at the Foucault Pendulum . Those of you who know me are aware, I am sure, that physics is not my thing!   But David has a deep … 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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Cafes, Cafes Everywhere!

A cafe at the beginning of a block. . . A cafe at the end of the block. . . .   And one that  meets  in the middle!   This one was quite near our apartment. We always ate … 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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A Too Quick Visit to Amdavad

David and I were in Amdavad from January 13 – 23 for a world wind of work for him and a  flying around trying to visit all our favorite sites and seeing as many as possible of special friends.   … Continue reading

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The Best New Year’s Eve Ever !

Our children decided when they had their children, that each family should be at their own home for Christmas. This, I am sure, is in response to all those years we went to grandparents’ homes in Virginia and Maryland. Another … Continue reading

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