Tagged: 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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Pillar Of Judgment, Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg cathedral is unique in its own way. The first conspicuous factor of its uniqueness is its single tower. During the French Revolution, some anti-religious leaders had conspired to destroy it. But it was...

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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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Guess! Guess!! Guess!!!

Before you scroll down further can you guess to which iconic structure this riveted joint belongs? Your first clue; it was built by this man, are you able to recognize him? Do not scroll...

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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...