Opera Garnier May 30th 2005 In the morning, Cara and I visited the Opera Garnier. We took an excellent and extremely informative tour. Our guide explained that some of the apects of "The Phantom Of The Opera" such as the lake under the Opera House, the falling chandelier, and even the Phantom himself, were gleaned from actual aspects of the Opera Garnier.
In the afternoon, we visited St. Chappelle, a "Chapel" near the 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