Tag Archives: Inigo Jones

Paris 2014: The Domes of Paris, Part Two: The Church of Val de Grace

Christopher Wren, the preeminent British architect of the 17th century, visited Paris in 1665 and on his return to London in 1666 and after the great Fire of London he had a hand in the rebuilding of 53 churches including … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Paris, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

London 2013: Covent Garden

On Sunday, September 29th,  we took the Tube to Leicester Square, the starting point for Rick Steves’ West End Walk. Leicester Square is famous for its movie theatres and film premieres. One of the three theatres on the square, The … Continue reading

Posted in London, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments