The delight of seeing a significant painting in real life isn’t the bragging rights that come along with it. It’s that you get to see the art up close. Your eye can follow each sweep of the brushstroke. And where … Continue reading
Paris was a pretty good city. We did spend less time there than originally intended due to our extended stay in Sorrento, therefore it was difficult to do everything in the city. Paris is so large, even if we had a week we probably wouldn’t get through everything. It would probably take a week just to do the Louvre and Musee d’Orsay!
Luckily on our last day in Paris we had more time than we expected. We decided to visit Sacre Coeur. It is a large church atop one of the highest points in the city – Montmarte. We had to climb many stairs to get to the top. The church was beautiful. Unfortunately it began to rain so we didn’t stick around for too long. But we DID make sure to grab our first and last Crepes of our trip.
One thing that was HAD to do when in France was find Angelina’s. They supposedly have the best hot chocolate in the world. And oui, I think after trying some I would have to agree.
Once again Justine came through as an excellent friend. On mine and Tammy’s France bucket list was to eat some French cheeses. What better way than to learn from a French girl herself??
The Louvre was majestic and gargantuan. I’ve never seen an art museum of such massive proportions. The symbolic glass pyramids were exciting to see as well. Surprisingly the wait to get inside didn’t take too long and our entrance fee was free because we are under 26.