Category: France

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Disneyland Paris

Again from my archives for SkyWatch this week. It was a beautiful day, sky so blue and not too hot either. We had a good time. And NO! I didn’t ask that tourist to...

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Disneyland Ride

Big Thunder Mountain: How does that name sound to you? Probably you are wondering what that could be! It is one of the most thrilling and wildest rides in Paris Disneyland. Does the name...

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Strasbourg Cathedral Door, France

This marvelous façade was built between 1277 and 1365. Such a lot of characters! It will be a huge exercise to write a book on the characters sculpted here, I wonder if anybody has...

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Facade of Reims Cathedral, France

Sharing with you here, the shots of façade of Reims Cathedral. You can see how the whole length and breadth of the structure is laden with statues. In terms of number of sculpted figures,...

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Interiors Reims Cathedral, France

The interior of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims is of enormous proportions. Statistics are: 138 metres in length, while the central nave rises over three levels to a height of 38 metres. One thing I...

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Doors of Reims Cathedral, France

It was a hurried visit to Reims Cathedral. We thought crossing over to Luxembourg without halting at Reims would be a big loss in terms of traveler’s experience and pictures. I am glad we...

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Saint Quiriace Church, Provins, Paris

Provins was a pleasant experience. The weather that day was absolutely fantastic and the shot below is one of the sights I took as we did the walking tour. Enchanting little town, I was...

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Provins, Paris

After touring Fontainebleau palace we headed for another World Heritage Site, Provins. It got the status in 2001. The city prospered in 12th and 13th centuries, under the Counts of Champagne, with its wool...

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Fontainebleau Palace, Paris

The most famous feature of the front of the Fontainebleau Palace is the grand horseshoe stairs, first built during the reign of Henry II. The present stairs date to the 17th Century. Napoleon gave...