Monthly Archives: January 2013

Catacombs — A Creepy Paris Stroll

We didn’t visit the Catacombs till our 12th trip to Paris; I had seen displays of bones in Rome’s Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini and felt slightly ashamed of myself for wanting to gaze at the remains of those … Continue reading

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Etretat – The Impressionists had an Eye for a Beautiful Place

Monet painted the cliffs of Etretat in 1885; the spectacular limestone arches and islets off this charming little seaside resort were a popular subject for the impressionists. ¬†We often choose a destination from a calendar picture or work of art; … Continue reading

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