Tag Archives: Luxembourg Gardens

La Grande Boucle

The Tour de France, that mythic bike race that crisscrosses France, turns 100 this year. Drug scandals aside, this is an athletic tour de force. The French Senate, which is located within the beautiful Luxembourg Gardens in Paris, is marking … Continue reading

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Comme on connaît ses saints, on les honore

Saint-Sulpice is just a stroll from my summer home in the Luxembourg Gardens. It is the second largest church in Paris. The present church was built in the 17th century over the foundations of an earlier Romanesque building. The construction … Continue reading

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Il ne faut jamais dire “Fontaine, je ne boirai pas de ton eau!”

My home until the end of July is a summer program just seconds from the south-west corner of Le jardin du Luxembourg (Luxembourg Gardens). Some days are so busy that this may be the farthest I get from the program, … Continue reading

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