Sisk Family European Vacation: Paris, Day 1 – Versailles Part 2...

September 30, 2011
On Wednesday, I told you that we took the train from Paris to Versailles. I also mentioned that after walking forever and ending up at Marie-Antoinette’s estate, we kept wondering where the palace was…well after walking just a little more, we finally found it. Here’s just a little bit of the history: “The site began as Louis XIII’s hunting lodge before his son Louis XIV transformed and expanded it, moving the court and government of France to Versailles in 1682. Each of the three French kings who lived there until the French Revolution added improvements to make...
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Sisk Family European Vacation: Paris, Day 1 – Versailles Part 1...

September 28, 2011
Yesterday, I shared the first part of our day in Paris (if you missed it, click here). After grabbing a bite to eat, we decided to take the train to Chateau de Versailles. The train ride is relatively short but it’s a bit of a walk from the train station. Luckily, it was a beautiful fall day. After walking for what seemed like forever, we came upon Marie-Antoinette’s estate. I am fully aware that this is not the Palace of Versailles, but it was worth a quick look around. Of course, I got to see a few more windows and doors……and we got to see some beautiful French...
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Sisk Family European Vacation: Paris – Day 1...

September 27, 2011
If you’ve been following me for the past few weeks, you know that a few weeks ago, my husband and I traveled to Europe (we’ve been home since September 10th). We spent three days in London (I’ve previously shared those photos HERE), then took the hide speed train to Paris on the evening of September 5th. The next morning, we didn’t have much of a game plan…so, we grabbed a map of Paris (including a map of the metro) and hit the streets. One of the first places we decided to stop was La Madeleine. From there, we could see Place de la Concorde. Here’s a...
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Sisk Family European Vacation: London, Day 3 – British Museum...

September 23, 2011
Day 3 in London apparently produced a lot of photo opportunities (considering I’ve been posting photos from it all week). If you’ve missed any of my previous vacation posts, click HERE – we left off at The London Eye. Anyways…after grabbing a bite to eat at Wagamama, we took a taxi to The British Museum. Miles was insistent on seeing the Mummy exhibit one more time. I have to admit that it was pretty cool. Unfortunately most of my photos are pretty dark (even with a high ISO setting). I’m kinda curious about what Miles was able to capture with his camera...
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