This was the main spot for public executions from 1792 to 1795, including those of Louis 16th and Marie Antoinette. Can almost hear the click-clicking of the knitting needles as the ghoulish old women settled in to watch the heads roll.
Paris in its own words August 25th 2007 Spent a perfect bank holiday weekend in the tiniest palace in all of Paris. Evenings watching the moon over Sacre Coeur across the roofs of Montmartre, days walking through back streets and main drags of this most beautiful of cities. What can you say about Paris that hasn't already been said? So, here it is in a few of its own words... ... 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
Riga to Beijing on the mighty Trans Siberian via Russia, Mongolia and the wedding of the century.
And there's more! Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania with Dee-lightful Maguire coming up...
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