The Eiffel Tower A few facts that you may or may not know about this mammoth structure that stands out among the buildings in its own park are as follows: Built in 1889 as part of the grand entrance to the Paris World Exposition. The Tower is 986-feet tall and was the world's tallest building… Continue reading Paris’ Eiffel Tower
We visited this château during the 2018 Christmas season, but 2019 marks the 500 year anniversary of the Estate of Chambord. Located in the Loire Valley, the estate contains the largest and most recognized châteaux, the Château de Chambord. It has a very distinctive French Renaissance architecture which blends traditional French medieval forms with classical Renaissance structures. The… Continue reading The Chambord Estate at 500
Atlanta, Georgia If you are planning to visit this southern city, consider a visit to the Birth Home of Martin Luther King, Jr. Thanks to funding from Delta Airlines this site is open through February 3rd during the partial government shutdown. Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, is actually a cluster of sites operated… Continue reading Celebrate MLK Day in Atlanta
During our visit in Paris, we wanted to visit the Loire Valley and we made a stop via the SNCF train system to explore the Château de Chenonceau This Ladies' château or castle, is worthy of your time during your visit in the Loire valley. There is a nicely chronological details of the history of this… Continue reading Château de Chenonceau
Happy National Bird Day! January 5th marks the Avian Welfare Coalition's campaign to celebrate the flying creatures that share the world with us. I am adding some images of the birds seen throughout my travels to mark today's celebration of birds in the wild. Hope you enjoyed....