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Paris 2014: Napoleon and Monochrome Madness

We visited Napoleon’s Tomb at Les Invalides during our stay in Paris last Spring and I shot this photo of his statue near the tomb. The sculpture by Pierre-Charles Simart is about 30 feet from the tomb and stands over … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: The Museums of Paris

Whenever we go to a big city we find one or two museums to visit. Last year we stopped by the British Museum and the Tate Modern during our stay in London. We visited the Van Gogh in Amsterdam the … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Monochrome Madness and the Altar over Napoleon’s Tomb

In 1670 King Louis XIV commissioned Libéral Bruant to design and build a military hospital and retirement home to be known as Les Invalides. The north side of the buildings which are located in the 7th arrondissement can be seen … Continue reading

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