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(no subject) [Jan. 27th, 2005|07:50 pm]
Pete James
As I said, I took a short trip outside Paris to Versailles to visit my friend Anne, and of course to see the Château. It was essentially everything I'd expected it to be: grandiose, forgivably pompous, and undeniably French. I was able to take a fairly interesting tour, La vie quotidienne du roi (The Daily Life of the King), where I saw, among other things, the bedroom where Louis XIV convened his infamous waking-up and bedtime ceremonies, and the room from which Marie Antoinette escaped in 1789. I definitely plan on taking another, longer trip back to the Château in the future, so I only took a few random photos; it was a bit too cold to have my hands overexposed.

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Gallery of Mirrors, Ceiling & Chandelier Detail

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Corner & Ceiling Detail

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Fireplace & Mantle

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Restoration (Gallery of Mirrors in Background)

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Ceiling & Chandelier Detail

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Window Detail

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Uniden. No. 1

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Uniden. No. 2

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Bassin du Miroir, Garden

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Door, No. 10, rue de l'Independance Américaine

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Northwest View, Studio, No. 6, rue Denis Poisson

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Concorde Lafayette

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Kinara lives in Pigalle / Montmartre, so assuming I spend a bit of time around her neighborhood(s) this weekend, I'll hopefully have photos of Sacre Coeur, Abbesses, and just a few of the numerous sex shops typefied so well in Amélie. A Bientôt.
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