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Petit Palais

Petit Palais

What an eye-opener for me to return to Musée d’Orsay after visiting Van Gogh’s last place of work. The paintings seem so vibrant now and the scenes had become familiar. Because he had committed suicide, the catholic church refused that he be buried in their cemetery. His cheerful painting of the church building is an […]

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Monet at de l’Orangerie

My attempt to walk to the Eiffel tower was first interrupted by coffee in Jardin des Tuileries  and then by Monet’s water lilies. A lesson to be learned in both cases. The coffee I ordered, turned out to be a tiny espresso, note to self: next time ask for an americano. To my credit, I did […]

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