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House with Waterwheel on Marie Antoinette's Farm
Europe
Cheryl

Marie Antoinette. Peasant. 0 (0)

On the grounds of Versailles, away from the palace, and away from her house on the grounds, Marie Antoinette had a rustic village and farm constructed where she could get away from palace life and pretend to be a peasant.

Here’s more about this interesting area of Versailles, that I actually enjoyed visiting more than the Hall of Mirrors.

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Visiting York Minster Cathedral
England
Cheryl

Things to Do and See at York Minster Cathedral 0 (0)

I usually hate the words “simply must,” in a blog post. But if you go to York you simply must visit York Minster Cathedral. Here are some things to do and see at this wonderful medieval gem that is my personal favorite of the cathedrals I’ve had an opportunity to visit.

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Pigeon at Fontana del Pantheon in Rome Venice Pigeon Problems
General Travel Musing: Thoughts and Stories
Cheryl

The Flies that Come With the Morning 0 (0)

Pigeons mean problems in Venice and other cities with ancient architecture. But tourists insist on feeding and handling them — when they wouldn’t do so at home.

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Visiting the Paris Catacombs Skulls at the Paris Catacombs
"Dark" Travel and Thanatourism
Cheryl

Visiting the Paris Catacombs: A Labyrinth of Death Beneath the City of Light 0 (0)

Are the Paris Catacombs worth visiting? It depends on what you like. If you’re not somebody who enjoys visiting cemeteries when you travel, it might not be the place for you. But there aren’t too many other places quite like it and it has an interesting history.

Here’s a bit of the history of the Paris Catacombs, a few interesting facts and some tips for before you go and how to get there.

Here’s more about the catacombs, with some tips for visiting.

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York Minster Kings Screen York Minster Choir Screen
Europe
Cheryl

King by King: The Choir Screen at York Minster 5 (1)

The Kings’ Screen (the choir screen separating the choir from the nave) at York Minster Cathedral features fifteen kings ranging from William the Conqueror to Henry IV. Let’s take it king by king! Here’s a brief photo guide to the kings from left to right.

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