"The greater Versailles Project" is a sixteen year plan to inprove security, safety, displays, etc. The restoration of the hall of mirrors alone will cost ten million Euros. Nobody knows the budget for the whole project.
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
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