Category Archives: Île-de-France 大巴黎區

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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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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5/22/2008 冒險第十二天: 巴黎–羅浮宮, 奧塞美術館, 巴黎街頭 (Adventure 12th day: Paris–Louvre, Orsay museum, Strolling in Paris)

Louvre museum housed about 380,000 artifacts and exhibits 35,000 of them in 8 departments. The glass pyramid was proposed by the French president, Francois Mitterand, and designed by the Chinese-American architect, Ieoh Ming Pei. Winged Victory of Samothrace: (勝利女神之翼–羅浮宮鎮店之寶之一喔~) Mona Lisa by … Continue reading

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5/21/2008 冒險第十一天: 巴黎–凡爾賽宮, 拉法葉百貨公司 (Adventure 11th day: Paris–Versailles, Lafayette department store)

  Chateau de Versailles (Palace of Versailles) was built during Louis XIII’s reign and greatly expanded by Louis XIV. During 1575, Albert de Gondi came to France with Catherine de Medici (queen of king Henry II) from Italy and purchased … Continue reading

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5/20/2008 冒險第十天: 巴黎–艾菲爾鐵塔, 凱旋門, 香榭麗舍大道 (Adventure 10th day: Paris–Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysees)

  I stayed in Avranches, a city about 13 km away from Mountain Saint Michel, the last night. Today I’d go to Rennes to return the rented car and take TGV train to Paris.     要在巴黎市區常常搭地鐵可以買這種票 "Carnet", 可以一次買十張10.95歐元~ 在地鐵站就有機器可以買, 要用信用卡或投錢幣, 機器操縱有英文. … Continue reading

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