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Walks in Paris and in the Loire valley

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Depuis : 02/05/2014
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Belleville and Buttes Chaumont

Belleville and Buttes Chaumont

Place des Fêtes and upper Belleville The area is urbanized in the late nineteenth century on land previously cultivated as vineyard after the construction of the Thiers enclosure. Also the plots keep until today, a deep and narrow shape transversely to the slope characteristic of vineyards. The Belleville barrier once a separation between the bott
Soubise and Rohan Hotels, headquarters of the French National Archives

Soubise and Rohan Hotels, headquarters of the French National Archives

Despite the “not too sexy” concept, the Archives Nationales, hosted in one of the most beautiful princely palaces in Paris from the XIVth century to the Revolution, are a place of great architectural and historical interest since they preserve, order and present all official documents created or received by the various political, judicial, reli
Hand printing

Hand printing

Pictures produced through hand printing are indifferently called engravings or prints although both terms refer to different stages of the process: a drawing is engraved on a matrix - plate of wood or metal, inked then wiped so that the ink adheres only to the engraved lines- then the matrix is pressed to transfer the ink on a sheet of paper that n
The Emile Verhaeren exhibition in Musée des Avelines Saint Cloud

The Emile Verhaeren exhibition in Musée des Avelines Saint Cloud

Verhaeren is a Flemish poet writing in French, a figure of the art scene and European literature at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; he lived in Saint-Cloud from 1900 until his death in November 1916 run over by a train in Rouen station. The Musée des Avelines devotes an exhibition to "Emile Verhaeren catalyst of the art scene."
Saint Denis Basilica

Saint Denis Basilica

Saint Denis, former industrial suburb disadvantaged by the North of Paris, is better known for its Stade de France than for its basilica. This one is nevertheless at the same time an architectural exploit, an important place in the history of France as burial place for the kings of France from Dagobert to Louis XVIII and symbol from the Merovingian
Nineteenth century Paris

Nineteenth century Paris

The city experienced in the nineteenth century profound changes that characterize its aspect to the visitor today: Haussmann boulevards, public and private buildings, parks, stations. Simultaneously, the period was also a key moment in the history of painting as evidenced in the works of arts exhibited in the Musée d'Orsay, ironically a former tra
Maupassant and impressionist painters

Maupassant and impressionist painters

Guy de Maupassant, born August 5, 1850 at Miromesnil castle in Tourville-sur-Arques in Normandy and died July 6, 1893 in Paris, was a recognized author in his lifetime and its reputation endures today through the many filmed adaptations of his work. His six novels: Une vie in 1883, Bel-Ami in 1885, Pierre et Jean from 1887 to 1888, and especially h
The Invalides

The Invalides

Louis XIV decided to build on the outskirts of Paris a monumental set to host its soldiers infirm or too old even as he invents a magnificent setting to stage his court to Versailles and power ,. Built in the early part of his reign, in 1670-1676, the Invalides hospice includes dining halls, bedrooms, workshops, a hospital and two churches, the Dom
Quattro- and Cinquecento a revolution in painting!

Quattro- and Cinquecento a revolution in painting!

Here is a very topical subject because the Italian painting departments at le Louvre, usually crowded with tourists taking selfies before the Victory of Samothrace and clumping together in front of Mona Lisa are currently empty. If Paris is a bit far you will certainly find interesting collections of Italian art in the main cities of UK, the US and
New York

New York

Manhattan bird's eye view Let me invite you to a motionless journey to New York. One of these journeys in which a number of novelists, directors and composers invite us. No need for passport, the only necessary visa will be the one of your imagination! As for a real journey, guides with their plans and their descriptions of the tourist routes are e