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All rooms in Versailles had natural light--no inside rooms. Mirrors were used extensively to reflect light. The hall of mirrors is the most famous.
Gay Paree

February 10th 2007
Hello everyone, I took advantage of a low-cost airline and spent a weekend in London and another weekend in Paris. The Parisians are losing their reputation for rudeness--at least that was my experience. Every person that I approached for help was very kind. Many even offered assistance when they saw me staring at a map or looking bewildered in their subway system. Speaking of their subway ... read more
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French Flag 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
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