|We definitely had a busy weekend. A weekend full of sites and picture taking produced some solid pics. Francis, Mike, Joe, and me were the main group of the pics. John and Brad were with their families in Paris, yet we met up with them and others.|
Joe and John at night at the Arc de Triumph
Here the 5 of us stand at a famous fountain
Diana, Erica, and Leah met up with us for these pics
I join the action
The Eiffel tower is in my grasp
Mrs. Monna Lisa shows her stuff, however anti-climactic it may seem
I stand in front of one of the largest paintings I have ever seen. Its of Napolean crowing somebody
Venus with no arms, a famous statue in the Louvre museum
Joe and I pose in front of the Louvre
Here Francis and Joe stand opposite the Louvre. You can see the Arc de Triumph far in the background
I flex like the statue
We rest a little bit in the Musee d'Orsay, a former train station
Heres what I do after 3 hours in Museums
Joe drinks coke while Francis stares into nowhere thinking to himself, "I hope I dont lose us again."
Me and Mike pose in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral in the background
My trademark shot of Notre Dame
Inside the beautiful and old cathedral.
I give a French woman a look of "friendship" after she walked right in front of my picture. Some pics are best when they dont go as planned
A stained glass window in Notre Dame
Here we are on our boat cruise around the center of Paris
The Eiffel tower at dusk from the boat.
The Eiffel tower at the end of the boat tour
From the very tip top of the Eiffel tower overlooking the river.
Here is the spotlight that goes around the whole town from the top of the tower. Cool pic
Sunday we went to Versailles, where Louis the 14th built his enormous and lavish castle.
Here is the famous "Hall of mirrors" inside the castle
Here I am in front of some fireplace in one of his thousand "sitting rooms"
We take a picture in the famous mirrors of the hall of mirrors
Joe and Francis pose for me in the hall
I take Joe's place
This is the Hall of Battles, which has a painting of most of France's major battles through the years
I stand in the Hall of Battles
Here is a painting of when the French helped us beat the British at the Battle of York like in the movie The Patriot
Here we pose ghetto style in the gardens
Here is a view of the side garden of Louis XIV
Here Joe, Mike, and I pose with the main part of the gardens behind us
To Easter Dinner and Arsenal pics