Hotel Daunou Opera
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... keep bees on the top of the Opera. So at the top, I asked where are the bees? Being a smart ass I guess. Well, I couldn't see any bee "stuff" (what are those things called?).
Bernard wasn't much of a talker. He kept bringing us into old cafes. He brought us into a chocolate shop, as the story goes, Marie Antoinnete need to take medicine she didn't like the taste of and so her doctor put the medicine in chocolate. The chocolate shop we entered is the same ...
... to the lily pond. Oh, of course, no technology, so he had no choice but do something creative, like paint landscapes...lucky for us.
The garden itself was beautiful. We kept thinking of Stephen's parents here some 25 years ago. Saying they were avid gardeners might be the understatement of the century. We imagined them here, walking the paths among the plantings and around the pond and we decided that they would have been the most annoying visitors ...
... thing. We walked around that area, very interesting I guess, a lot of sexual stuff. We didn't really like it, so than we went on a hunt for Crepes. We finally found some, and each got one, well Ana and I did, and than we decided to head home. It was a fun day, but again the people are rude, and just the way they act are annoying, Especially the servers, they take all day because they don't get paid in tips. Whatever, one more day than I can go home.
... revolution that brought him to power; a hymn with words by Victor Hugo and music by Ferdinand Hérold was sung at the Panthéon on the occasion. The Colonne de Juillet was constructed by Alavoine's partner in the project, Joseph-Louis Duc. It was inaugurated 28 July 1840. Music composed for the occasion was Hector Berlioz' Grande symphonie funèbre et triomphale, which was performed in the open air under the direction of ...
... pieces of art also had bonus questions to answer (e.g. can you find the number of dogs in the painting or the bonus question perhaps asked us to find an additional sculpture in the same room and take a picture of our team assuming the same pose). The hunt certainly brought us into many parts of the museum that we would not have seen otherwise, like the Islamic wing or the French sculptors (apparently 80% of the 30,000 daily visitors to the Louvre go primarily to ...