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Paris 2014: The Man Who Saved Notre Dame

The following is a third re-post this week of a  photo story that I uploaded to my blog after returning from our Paris vacation in 2014. The French Revolution began in 1789 as a revolt against the power of the … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Inside Notre-Dame de Paris (a re-post from 5 years ago)

Here is another photo story I posted five years ago after returning from our three-week vacation in Paris. In this posting we look inside the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral. The architecture we know today as Gothic developed in France in … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Notre Dame de Paris

My wife and I spent three weeks in Paris in May of 2014 and during that time we visited Notre Dame twice. The following article is a re-post of an article I first uploaded on August 15, 2014. Later on … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: The Man Who Saved Notre Dame

The French Revolution began in 1789 as a revolt against the power of the Monarchy and the Catholic Church in France. By 1793 the king and the queen were executed and all church property was confiscated. The famous cathedral of … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Notre Dame (again) and Monochrome Madness

I went back to my photos of Notre-Dame to find my entry to week 26 of Laura and Leanne’s Monochrome Madness Challenge over on Leanne’s website. Leanne suggested that our entries this week be of the variety that look at … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Cruising by Notre-Dame

I mentioned in a previous post that we passed by Notre-Dame several times while on our walks around Paris last Spring. And we even rode by on a sightseeing bus once. Well, we also got to view the cathedral from … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Inside Notre-Dame de Paris

The architecture we know today as Gothic developed in France in the middle of the 12th century. The main features of this new architectural style as opposed to the old Romanesque were pointed arches, ribbed vaults, high ceilings, stained glass … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Notre Dame de Paris

It’s not the prettiest church we’ve seen. It’s the largest in Paris but we have seen many in Europe that are larger. It’s not even the oldest Gothic church around. St  Denis is older. Hey, but it’s Notre Dame and … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: Candles at Notre Dame

We have visited a lot of churches these last few years in our travels around the world. During our recent three-week stay in Paris we visited eight churches including Notre Dame Cathedral which is in the heart of the city … Continue reading

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