Part Two of the Paris Blog.
DAY 5: Versailles, The Catacombs and a celebration
The guys had to run some errands, so Rachel and I had breakfast near the Trocadero and finished our espresso’s near the Eiffel Tower. What a way to start the day, eh?
Hey Rachel, is that a baguette in your bag or are you just happy to see me? 😉😂
We packed a picnic and hopped aboard the train to Versailles for the day! It started out a pretty crummy day, cold and rainy — thankfully we were indoors for most of it.
This clip kept running through my mind the entire time we were there.
I love how you can see through to all the different rooms, and the each have a different color.
Can you believe that people actually lived here? I had to constantly remind myself of that.
The Famous Hall of Mirrors
Lé Catacombs Muahahahahahahaha ☠️❤️
The Catacombs was established in 1774, after a nearby cemetery basement wall collapsed, and to also help with the city’s lack of availability in their present day cemetery’s. This is now the home for more than 6 million of Paris’ earliest inhabitants. The catacombs are comprised of an under ground tunnel system which spans over 1.25 miles, thats after descending 130 steps below the street (which also means, 130 steps back up to get out — my thighs were on fire!)
Translation: Remember your creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble.
Having French ancestors, I kept wondering if any of them ended up here.
“Till Death to us Part”
We made a pit stop at Montparnasse Tower not to be confused with the cemetery. This is a really tall building, with rooftop access for a great view of the entire city.
Since this day was Mark & Larry’s official anniversary, Mark asked a nearby bakery to try to re-create their wedding cake, and the staff at Lé Dokhan was so accommodating — they helped get all this ready.
I believe the headless one is suppose to depict John the Baptist.
Those gargoyles ❤️
Sainte-Chapelle is a gothic chapel that was built in the 13th Century and the photos just don’t do this place justice. It’s amazing!
Last but not least, you have to end your trip at The Moulin Rouge!
Hope you enjoyed the images as much as we enjoyed the trip. 😍 Do you have any travel plans coming up and need a photographer? Let me know! Have passport. Will travel. Till the next time. xomo❤️