Travel Blogs from Versailles, France

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France Day 16 - Versailles, Versailles, France travel blog

France Day 16 - Versailles

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... left we realized they over corrected by five euros!). More here if you like: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gardens_of_Versailles The kids aren't particularly impressed. They liked the grand golden gates at the entrance, and enjoyed the ducks and fish ...

The Sun King and his Palace, Versailles, France travel blog

The Sun King and his Palace

A travel blog entry by zento

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... .   It's just a small town barely outside of Paris, but as soon as you enter it, the infamous Chateaux de Versailles is imposing, grandiose, commanding.   Perched on a low hill it stands upright, like a blue-blood with his white wigged head tilted ...

Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, France travel blog

Chateau de Versailles

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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"Outrageous Opulence, Absolute Power" On our girls' trip to Paris, my daughter and I made a trip to Versailles to see the world of Marie Antoinette. We spent the better part of the day exploring the Chateau, the Grand Trianon, the Petit Trianon, and my ...

Dahu and Greves, Versailles, France travel blog

Dahu and Greves

A travel blog entry by voyageuse

... going to run. We're just hoping the strike will end by the end of the week since people have all bought their tickets for independent travel. We like Versailles, but we don't want to spend our extra weeks here if we've bought tickets for ...

Zanksgeeveeng, Versailles, France travel blog

Zanksgeeveeng

A travel blog entry by voyageuse

... substitute. For lunch our group had our own Thanksgiving dinner. One of our professors grew up in America, but has lived in France for about 40 years, so she hosts a meal every year for us American students. We had turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes ...

Birthday in Versailles, France, Versailles, France travel blog

Birthday in Versailles, France

A travel blog entry by globetrotters

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... boy decided he wanted to spend his special day in Versailles, so off we went do discover the ancient Castle of Versailles. The hotel Concierge's directions for taking the train to Versailles were a bit confusing, so the Globetrotters had to figure it out ...

Quatre jours à Paris et à Versailles, Versailles, France travel blog

Quatre jours à Paris et à Versailles

A travel blog entry by ramseyandjenna

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... the right REC to VICK Versailles Chateau and Rives Gouche. Arriving in Versailles was a shift from the Paris, city-like atmosphere. Versailles is very quiet, tailored, and spacious. Charming is the word. We sat at Helios for dinner and drinks. The entire ...

It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!!, Versailles, France travel blog

It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!!

A travel blog entry by samserpico

... , it made it even funnier. We finally were given pumpkin pie, which they made especially for us because they dont make that in France, followed by tea/coffee. All of our teachers were present at this along with a few extra guests. At our table sat one of ...

Versailles & Giverny, Versailles, France travel blog

Versailles & Giverny

A travel blog entry by robsons

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... the whole palace, and beautifully manicured gardens (including canals) that are about the size of Kings Park! After roaming around Versailles for 2-3 hours, we went off to Giverny which is what we were more interested in. Giverny is where Monet ...

Random Stories and a Much Needed Update, Versailles, France travel blog

Random Stories and a Much Needed Update

A travel blog entry by samserpico

So it's been a while since I've written. And as I watch the Super Bowl game in the American studio, I'll write a bit since I cant seem to concentrate on my homework. Its 2am here and there is 39 seconds left in the first half. (Go Packers :D ) School ...

Random thoughts and activities, Versailles, France travel blog

Random thoughts and activities

A travel blog entry by samserpico

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    So everyone knows, I've put up a bunch of pictures in past blogs. Slowly, more are coming. Not much has really happened lately. Yesterday, the Eiffel Tower had a bomb threat and everyone was evacuated. Our program leaders talked ...

Post-Thanksgiving Activities, Versailles, France travel blog

Post-Thanksgiving Activities

A travel blog entry by samserpico

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I forgot to tell you about the best part of our Thanksgiving activities! The saturday after thanksgiving a group of us ( 4 girls and about 112 guys) got together and played football in the Chateau gardens! There is a huge canal in the back of the Chateau ...

How to spend butt loads of money for 200 years...., Versailles, France travel blog

How to spend butt loads of money for 200 years....

A travel blog entry by mikeandharmony

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Today we visited the Chateau de Versailles. Many of you will think, "Oh a Chateau, how cute". Nope, you are wrong. This place should have its own zip code. It really is absurd. It is a prime example of how three kings over 200 years compete to spend the ...

All day visit at the Versailles Palace, Versailles, France travel blog

All day visit at the Versailles Palace

A travel blog entry by danimal67

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Gonna catch a train this morning to visit the Versailles Palace.  We opted for a Saturday visit because the water fountain show only runs on weekends, it's pretty cool too!    Very historic place; Queen Marie Antoinette was captured here along with ...

http://goeurope.about.com/cs/france/a/versailles.h, Versailles, France travel blog

http://goeurope.about.com/cs/france/a/versailles.h

A travel blog entry by shareddi

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http://goeurope.about.com/cs/france/a/versailles.htm ...

Why Would You Paint Your Palace Beige?, Versailles, France travel blog

Why Would You Paint Your Palace Beige?

A travel blog entry by elfordfamily

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... head off on another train...but we did. It was Sunday, and in September, when we were there, the glorious fountains of Versailles only perform on Sundays, so it was off to Versailles we went! Sunday mornings in Paris are very quiet. I imagine ...

“Ya know…by those buildings....

“Ya know…by those buildings...."

A travel blog entry by samserpico

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... to choose from for what we want to sketch. We have to make an analytical study drawing of: our school’s courtyard (Versailles), Place du Marche Notre Dame (Vers.), Place Vendome (Paris), Place Dauphine (Paris), Place St Sulpice (Paris), The Hameau ...

Let them eat cake, Versailles, France travel blog

Let them eat cake

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... . It seems only right that we should spend our 1st anniversary in another Palace. What is the most known palace in France? Versailles of course. We hoped on the train and arrived at Versailles early this morning. On first impression the exterior disguises ...

School Finally Begins!, Versailles, France travel blog

School Finally Begins!

A travel blog entry by samserpico

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... allowed to bring alcohol to class. Interesting!      Our class is supposed to take a tour of the Stade de France in Paris. Along with this tour, we were asked if we wanted to go to the opera that was going to be held there ...

Oh Louie!!, Versailles, France travel blog

Oh Louie!!

A travel blog entry by tgp2014

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King Louis XIV definitely took pimpin yo' crib to another level.  More amazing than the house were the gardens that spanned several miles.  The statues, topiaries, and water features were beyond anything we have ...

Paris in a paragraph, Versailles , France travel blog

Paris in a paragraph

A travel blog entry by liezlswanson

... I switched to a hostel and settled in not mch happened other the. Booking my contiki triplet to the most beautiful backyard. (at versailles) I have ever seen bke around probably 15 or 20 k easily Jesus that placE is big then started my tour off today ...

Palace de Versailles, Versailles, France travel blog

Palace de Versailles

A travel blog entry by ngolgowski

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Made it out to Versailles again yesterday, this time for the palace tour. It was one of my last few ticks on my list of things to do: today, the Catacombs of Paris. Tomorrow, Paris plage (and maybe the ice bar after, says Jon).  Beauuuuutiful day. ...

Beginning of Orientation, day 4, Versailles, France travel blog

Beginning of Orientation, day 4

A travel blog entry by samserpico

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... 's when the work will come crashing down on us. So far, our plans for this weekend are to go down to the south of France. The weekend after is Oktoberfest!! And then the weekend after that is our trip with the school (Nancy, Metz, Reims). Paris might not ...

4 nights near Versailles, Versailles, France travel blog

4 nights near Versailles

A travel blog entry by sarahandstutour

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Great eco campsite nr to the palace and allowed us a cheeky night in Paris a la hotel..not much to report just heat, gold leaf rooms and amazing paintings in the Palace, mad French drivers and we made sure there was plenty of ice cream for Lauren to keep ...

Versaille and the Louvre, Versailles, France travel blog

Versaille and the Louvre

A travel blog entry by edg126

... nbsp; This has never happened to me before, but it made walking very painful.  So I remember that very vividly from my time in Versailles. Took the train back into Paris, and went to the Louvre after dropping my bag off at the hotel.  I tried to ...

Versailles, Versailles, France travel blog

Versailles

A travel blog entry by erblair

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... ;After some discussion Haley will stay in, do laundry, homework, and read during her down day.  Me, Jack, Elaine head for Versailles.  We read about the french revolution and Napoleon on the way.  When we get to Versailles the lines are so ...

Louis XIV's love affair with himself..., Versailles, France travel blog

Louis XIV's love affair with himself...

A travel blog entry by sharon1306

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... the throes of a famine must have felt seeing the extravagances and excesses of the royal family. No wonder they revolted. Bye bye Versailles... This is our last evening in Paris, and I still want to squeeze in some more sight-seeing (don't you ...

J'aime Versailles, Versailles, France travel blog

J'aime Versailles

A travel blog entry by koreywhite

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... the others are all under the age of 8. In total there are 9 people living in this 300 year old house in the middle of Versailles, France. What a perfect dream come true! Not that it could get any better, but it did. The couple came to talk to us about ...

School still exists, Versailles, France travel blog

School still exists

A travel blog entry by samserpico

... taken). But, we got over it and 4 days later Matt, Ivan, Natalie, Beth and I left for the next 3 weeks to Italia, the one trip everyone looks forward to before you're even accepted into the Versailles ...

Death by glorified hot dog, Versailles, France travel blog

Death by glorified hot dog

A travel blog entry by voyageuse

I think I already shared some of my food experiences, but let me just add that I had the WORST experience two nights ago when I ate a glorified hot dog. Hot dogs are the one thing I seriously can't eat (even more so than non Swiss Farms milk) and my ...

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