Paris

2005 – Paris, France

We visited Paris for some days in December, 2005.
Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is the most famous symbol of Paris. It is 320 meters tall, and was the highest construction in the world when it was built for the 1889 Universal Exhibition.

11 photos.

Louvre

One of the largest and most famous museums in the world is housed in the former royal palace, Louvre, in the center of Paris.

13 photos.

Père-Lachaise

The necropolisPère-Lachaise is one of the largest and most impressive cemeteries in the world.

8 photos.

Center

Other notable sites in Paris include the Arch of Triumph, Notre Dame, the Opera and the Sacre-Coeur basilica.

20 photos.

Versailles

Luis XIV built a massive palace in Versailles, just outside Paris. It was safer there than in the big city with all those protesting peasants.

14 photos.

Cannes

2001 – France

I made a daytrip from Monaco to Cannes on the 8th of September, 2001. Most of the day I spent on the beach.
Cannes

Cannes is one of the best-known cities of the French Riviera.

11 photos.