Sainte-Chapelle -- Jewelry Box of Light February 15th 2005 From the outside this miniature masterpiece is not much to look at ; the real treat is on the inside. Proves the proverb “Don’t judge a book by its cover” and disproves the saying “beauty is only skin deep”. This little chapel packs a punch. The builder pushed the structural limits of glass and stone. The ratio of glass to stone is higher here than any other period structure that I know ... read more
Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
I wish I had discovered this blog years ago. I did the mass email update for my previous adventures (United States and Europe) and now have no online documentation to share with fellow travelers.
To the chagrin of some friends and family wanderlust has struck again. I managed to stay focused for nearly a year and a half in a job related to my college education, however the desire to travel has grown strong again and can no longer be suppressed.
I have secured a 12 month Visa for New Zealand and hope to document this adventure for posterity, or at least the life of the TravelBlog.
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