If It’s Thursday, It Must be Versailles

If you’ve traveled through France you’ve probably gone to the city of Versailles, where – notably – one can find the Palace of King Louis XIV. If you have any interest in seeing opulence taken to a level beyond itself, welcome. I have many (many) pictures of the palace’s interior and exterior for two reasons: 1. Because no restriction was placed on me and, 2. Because most everything I saw felt worthy of a photo. As a picture is worth a thousand words, let me share some of them:


Outside of Palace


Entrance Hall


Fresco on the ceiling…


King’s bedroom


Hall of Mirrors


Random gorgeous, window, inlay, and chandelier


Queen’s bedroom


A view of palace from gardens


A door, just a door


A view of the gardens

In Versailles, we also drove around the home and gardens of Marie Antoinette,  small in comparison to the palace, but in America it could house the likes of a small city.

Upon returning to Paris late afternoon, we took a leisurely stroll down The Champs Elysees, just to say we did. We had dinner at a local restaurant with friends from the States who now live in Paris. The day ends warmly with wine, friendship and good food.

About wendykarasin

I am complicated and seeking - joy and sorrow, country and city, competition and cooperation. After behavior of a gregarious nature, I require down time to refuel. My loves are children, family, friends, reading, writing, blogging, fitness, and health. I feel most alive when I stay true to my core values. Beauty makes me happy, pain helps me grow.
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