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The Sunday Traveler ~ The d’Orsay Museum, Paris

The d’Orsay Museum in Paris, originally built between 1898 and 1900 was the Gare d’Orsay, a train station, built for rail travel between Paris and Orleans; built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900. For a full photo of the front … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ A Postcard from Paris

The view across the Seine to the Musee d’Orsay and the Eiffel Tower. A cold early December afternoon as we headed away from the Louvre in search of a late lunch, and a little teaser look at the next item … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The Rodin Museum, Paris

The Thinker. In the gardens of the Rodin Museum of Paris. A December afternoon spent in this lovely museum, and in the cold of the outdoor gardens soon made it my favorite museum in all of Paris. Truth be told, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Notre Dame, Angels in Infinity

    He looks around, around; he sees angels in the architecture spinning in infinity, He says, “Amen!” and “Hallelujah!” ~ Paul Simon Walking through Notre Dame, though crowded with people from all over the world, I felt as if … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Paris, Notre Dame, Inside

Notre Dame, the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Paris; construction began in 1163, everything else you can find in Wikipedia, so I won’t go there, but I did want to stress the age of this incredible church. As the Sunday … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Notre Dame de Paris

The bells were all ringing when we arrived on a cold and rainy December morning. An incredibly rich and emotional moment with this greeting; to approach the church, to hear and see this grand cathedral in this way was more … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The Louvre

I struggled on which photo to use as the opener for this post about the Louvre; there are the outdoor buildings, the pyramid, the statues, the architecture, but this sculpture, The Winged Victory of Samothrace, has won my heart, and … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Saint Germain des Pres Church, Paris

Saint Germain des Pres Church, located in the village of the same name developed 15 centuries ago, built “in the shadow of its influential abbey” per travelfranceonline.com that provides a fascinating history of the abbey and church that I’ll let … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ A Return to Paris

Where do I begin? The beginning you say? It had been 50 years. The Sunday Traveler was returning to Paris with a different set of eyes, maybe even wiser eyes. Eyes that have seen so much in the ensuing years. … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Postcards From San Antonio

San Antonio at night What began as a one week trip turned into a three week sojourn. And here we are, dwelling on days filled with friends and memories of the city that I used to call home. The Sunday … Continue reading

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