Chateau de Versailles

Versailles is something else, every room is different, detailed, and extravagant beyond anything I've ever seen. I was especially taken by the drapery and the doors that take you back into time.

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Each wall is covered in paintings, some as big as the walls. They bring them in from all over the world. 

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The Queens bedroom  

The Queens bedroom  

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After pushing through crowds in the main palace we made our way to the gardens. They are massive, I highly recommend renting a golf cart if you ever go, we wish we had. The garden is made up of numerous smaller sections, and individual gardens. It takes hours to see the whole thing. 

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We set our sights on ice cream and plopped down on the grass along the lake to watch row boats go by and bask in the sun. If you want to see the fountains go on a weekend, they only turn them on then. 

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Each small garden has its own sculptures and statues

Each small garden has its own sculptures and statues

We eventually headed to see the queens estate and the Trianon. Marie Antoinette had her own private garden, full of statues and smaller buildings. It's incredibly beautiful. Her palace is like a dream. Every room has different drapery, each more colourful than the next.

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Tomorrow is our last day and we'll be visiting the Eiffel Tower at night.  Then we will be heading to Boppard Germany. I likely won't be posting for awhile as the wifi there isn't as good. It's been surreal Paris, I am not ready to leave you.

Xo