Paris Day 3: Art, Art, and more Art! June 17th 2009 Hi Everyone!
Today I had a complete immersion in Art. I spent 3 hours at the Louvre and then walked across the street to see the Museum d'Orsay. Now before this trip I was not much of an art appreciator. I have a better understanding of craftsmanship. Tiny stitches in a Tapestry, minute carvings in a jewelry box, etc. I like pictures that are pretty and perferable realistic. I totally do not ... 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
In my normal life I work at Wal-mart and help customers find the aisle with the raisins. But that is just what I do to finance my dream of world travel. In this life I am commencing part II of my world journey, in which I will be starting by seeing parts of the US. Then I will be moving on to Australia and South East Asia. I will be home after 15 months, and it still isn't enough time.... full info