Tagged: Paris

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Are These Spaceships?

Another drive by shot, taken as the 11th day of April 2012 was approaching its final moments. We were on the entry road to Paris. Sky was overcast with dark clouds and from nowhere...

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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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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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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...

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Napoleon’s Fontainebleau, Paris

Visit to Fontainebleau opened up a slice of French history! It was like stepping back into a time of grandeur and the associated interesting history. All these splendor funded by peasants and they revolting...