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Europe » France » Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur » Nice March 23rd 2009

We arrive in Nice a nice afternoon exploring. It is sunny and cool. We explore Castle Hill (where there is no longer a castle, despite the name) and walk along the beach. We spend the next day exploring and visit the Chagall and Matisse museums. We visit the Russian Cathedral, funded by Czar Nicolas, before he is murdered. ... read more
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Europe » France » Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur March 22nd 2009

On Day 3, we head to Nice via the TGV, leaving from Gare Lyon. It's several hours, but a comfortable and scenic ride.... read more
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Europe » France » Île-de-France » Saint-Denis March 21st 2009

After returning from Fountainebleau, we took the Metro over to the Basilique de St. Denis, where much of the French nobility is buried, including Louis XVI and Marie Antionette. Then, we headed over to Sacre Coeur and the Montmartre area for dinner and people-watching.... read more
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Europe » France » Île-de-France March 21st 2009

On Day 2, we took the train to see Fountainebleau Palace, a hunting lodge used by the royal family when not in the main royal palace (now the Louvre) or Versailles. Later, Napoleon and Josephine lived in this place, and Napoleon redecorated it with the letter "N" all over the place. Napoleon abdicated his title of Emporer here, as well.... read more
At Fountainebleau Palace
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Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris March 20th 2009

Bret and I arrived in Paris on a sunny morning the day before Spring on the typical dead-head overnight from the the U.S. After checking into our hotel near the Arc de Triompe, we headed over to see Napoleon's Tomb and the military museum across the Seine and past the Eiffel Tower.... read more
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Oceans and Seas October 1st 2008

A collection of airplane and aerial photos from various times and places.... read more
Flying to the Philippines
The North Pole
En route to LA

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