Travel Journey of the Week: Louvre

I am mixing things up this week by providing a museum as our travel journey of the week.  The Louvre is filled with an unimaginable number of masterpieces.  Let’s share what we have discovered in the former palace.  Here is how you can contribute: 1. Each Sunday, a place will be set as the theme…

Jardin de Tuileries

The Tuileries garden is like a red carpet (or perhaps green) that flows from the Louvre.  One of my favorite activities in Paris is finding one of those reclining green chairs near a fountain, and plopping myself down for some period of time.  When I think about slowing down, and taking Paris in, this is…

Paris by Métro: Palais Royal-Musée du Louvre

Palais Royal-Musée du Louvre at a Glance Line=1/7 Arrondissement=1st Sights Within 1 Kilometer: North Palais Royal-180m Galerie Colbert-550m Galeries Vivienne-600m East E. Dehillerin-600m Les Halles-900m* Saint-Eustache-900m* Pont Neuf-900m Rue Montorgueil-950m South Seine/Quais-500m Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel-350m West Louvre Museum-220m Tuileries-400m Angelina-650m Place Vendôme-800m Musée D’Orsay-1km Sights Details: North Palais Royal: Unfortunately you cannot get…

Evening Sky

Besides loving the early morning, I also love the light of the late evening.  I went with the sole purpose of capturing beautiful photos.  On my way I found 50 Euros!  I spent 10 of that on the Ferris Wheel in the Tuileries.  I know I will donate a little to the homeless man down…

St. Denis to Tuilleries

Today is the last day my aunts are visiting.  We took a metro trip up to St. Denis to see the basilica where the Gothic style started.  Do you love the light of Notre Dame or Sainte Chappelle?  If so, you have St. Denis Basilica to thank for that.  While there, you can visit the…