Category Archives: France 法國

Paris collage finale 巴黎集錦 終章

Exterior of Center Pompidou. Blue represents sky, green means water, yellow is electricity, and red corresponds to the elevators. The modern building was commissioned by Georges Pompidou in 1969 and designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers. It was completed … Continue reading

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Paris collage part 2 巴黎集錦 Part 2

Place Vendôme, a square located at the starting point of Rue de la Paix. Hotel Ritz Paris in Place Vendôme. Deluxe stores in Place Vendôme. La Colonne Vendôme, Column of Vendôme, erected by Napoleon to celebrate the victory of Austerlitz. … Continue reading

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Laduree, Paris collage part 1 巴黎集錦 Part 1

This is my 3rd time in Pairs. It is an exciting city that I could always find new surprises every time I was there. Paris is not only celebrated by the variety of fashions and food, the impression of romantic … Continue reading

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Paris (Chateau de Chantilly, Le Vesinet) 巴黎–香提依城堡, 培尼基鎮

Chateau de Chantilly Chateau de Chantilly, built between 1528 and 1531, locates in the city of Chantilly that’s about 40 km north of Paris. It was the estate of Condé’s family, who were cousins of French kings. However, the original … Continue reading

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Paris (Chateau de Malmaison, Enghien-les-Bains) 巴黎–梅爾梅森宮, 安江鎮

Chateau de Malmaison Chateau de Malmaison was Josephine de Beauharnais’ residence, located 12 km west of Paris in the city of Rueil-Malmaison. The estate spans about 150 acres that encompass the country house, gardens, meadows, and woods. Josephine de Beauharnais, … Continue reading

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Bretagne (Saint-Malo) 布列塔尼 Brittany–聖馬羅

Saint-Malo Saint-Malo is a port city located on north Bretagne. It was established in 6th century by Saint Aaron and Saint Brendan who settled in Saint-Malo. Between 1490 and 1493, Saint Malo declared an independent republic, claiming that those lived … Continue reading

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Bretagne (Rennes, Carnac, Quimper, Perros-Guirec) 布列塔尼 Brittany–雷恩市, 卡那克, 坎培, 派洛吉瑞

The first time I’ve known Bretagne was from L’île aux trente cercueils (The Island of 30 Coffins), one of the Arsene Lupin series, written by Maurice Leblanc. The heroine in the story, Véronique d’Hergemont, was lured to Bretagne peninsula to … Continue reading

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Vacation in England and France (10/18/2009 – 11/02/2009) 英國+法國旅遊

Uh~ Finally I got a vacation… England (London, Oxford, Cambridge, Bath)–>France Bretagne (Rennes, Carnac, Quimper, Perros-Guirec, Saint Malo)–>France (Paris, Chantilly, Malmaison, Enghien-les-Bains, Le Vesinet) In England: London, Oxford, Cambridge, Bath. In Bretagne region: Rennes, Carnac, Quimper, Perros-Guirec, Saint Malo. Paris … Continue reading

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5/24/2008 冒險第十四天: 巴黎–杜樂麗花園, 協和廣場, 亞歷山大橋, Pierre Herme 甜點屋, 西提島 (Adventure 14th day: Prance through Paris– Tuileries garden, Concorde squre, Alexander III bridge, Pierre Herme dessert shop, Cite)

  Today is my last day in France. Since my flight is at 7 pm, I decide visit several famous spots in Paris. It is quite cloudy and a bit windy today.   This is Tuileries garden (杜樂麗花園)(Jardin des Tuileries). … Continue reading

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5/23/2008 冒險第十三天: 巴黎–楓丹白露宮, 巴黎街頭 (Adventure 13th day: Paris–Fontainebleau, Parisian street views)

  City of Fontainebleau is about 70 km south from Paris and in where Palace of Fontainebleau consists. The palace is dated as back as 12th century where it served as a residence for kings Philip Augustus and Louis IX. … Continue reading

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