Category: France

Day trip to Versailles

For my birthday, I took a day off, hopped on the Thalys high speed train to Paris, fetched my sister and went on a day trip to Versailles. I had last gone in the spring of 1999. I do not remember much, except that I found it eerily empty. It was probably in preparation to the renovations they had planned,…

My Parisversary

I did the math. As far as I can recollect from agendas and tickets, this is my 70th visit to Paris. At least. I might have skipped one or two visits. I can’t say for sure if I was there in Autumn 1988 or 1989… This puts Paris at the top of my list of cities I have visited. Not…