Paris Part 5: Versailles

The Palace of Versailles. Versailles (verse-eye) used to be the hunting cottage to the king before it turned into the grandeur that it is. We are again grateful to an insider tip to purchase tickets online to avoid the lineup. And a lineup  it was. We gratifyingly bypassed the glaring line once again and jaunted…

Paris Part 3: Art is Exhausting

Before heading out to go see Le Louvre, we listened to our audio history on the Impressionists Monet, Renoir, Degas and Cassatt. We needed to get our art straight before heading into the massive Louvre. Outside of the metro station we marvelled at the Opera Garnier. We ended up near Champs-Élysées (shahns ay lee zay)…