Tuesday, March 19, 2013

A touch of culture

The last couple of days in summary:
Van Gogh and Renoir at Musee d'Orsay.
Mona Lisa at the Louvre.
Stained glass windows and gargoyles at Notre Dame.
Lovers padlocks on Pont des Arts.
Winter trees in the Tuileries gardens.
Standing in Place de la Concorde and seeing major landmarks in every direction.

La Joconde, Musee du Louvre

Venus de Milo, Musee du Louvre

The Louvre

Pyramide du Louvre

Musee d'Orsay

Statues outside Musee d'Orsay

Jardin des Tuileries

Place de la Concorde, with the Luxor Obelisk, and Eiffel Tower in the background.

Other direction, Obelisk and Arc de Triomphe.

Lovers padlocks all along Pont des Arts.

Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame gargoyles.

Notre Dame windows

1 comment:

The Elephant's Child said...

What a brilliant few days - with photos to match. Thank you.