Paris - Day Two


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July 8th 2012
Published: July 8th 2012
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The Lourve and lots of shopping


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Winged VictoryWinged Victory
Winged Victory

This beauty commemorated a Greek naval victory standing on an island hilltop before she lost her head (not in the revolution).
Mona LisaMona Lisa
Mona Lisa

Sure, she's beautiful but there are just too darn many people in the Louvre for my tastes.
Antonio CanovaAntonio Canova
Antonio Canova

No, not Casanova, this is Cupid and Psyche. Neoclassical sculpture at its finest: simple elegant lines, classical hairstles, two beautiful s-curves gracefully intertwined. Cupid's arm gently lifts her as we can almost see her lips slowly rising to meet his. Wow, I think I was in the Louvre too long!


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