Yesterday's Shenanigans October 14th 2010 With the rail strike dragging on I'm definitely not going to be able to make it to Versailles, which is a bit miffing. On the other hand, I have walked myself silly the last few days so at least I won't have to suffer sore feet yet again!
Yesterday I went to the French Army Museum and Napoleon's Tomb. The tomb is amazing, an exercise in self-loving grandiosity second to none. Even the Prussian ... read more
Europe » 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