This picture is actually from the Modern Art Museum that we went to on Friday. There were many, many groups of tiny preschool-aged children getting guided tours of the museum. At first I wondered why on earth anyone would bring small children here, but they were SO into it! They loved it all. The tours weren't in English so I wasn't sure what was being said, but I think that the guides were just encouraging the kids to talk about what they saw in the paintings, and maybe how they made them feel or something. The kids were positively adorable. Derek and I watched them for ages--possibly longer than we stared at the art, in fact.
Psh. And you call yourself an art museum. Honestly. March 25th 2007 I have to say, the two major Parisien monuments really let me down today. The Louvre and the Eiffel Tower just really didn't come through. Let me explain. We started our day off at the Louvre. After waiting in a pretty big line to get tickets and then fighting our way through crowded halls, we finally made it to the Mona Lisa. "Well, there it is." was pretty much Derek and my responses. It's n ... 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