It was hard to take pictures in the opera building itself but this chandelier was pretty spectacular. We tried to imagine what it was like in the pre-electric era. Glad we weren't at Phantom of the Opera.
Montpellier wrapup July 5th 2017 How bad is this? Home two weeks and just realized I forgot to post the last blog entry for our trip to France! The only excuse is that we have been pretty busy getting caught up here on Pender.
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