Tagged: Europe

Cliffs of Moher

Several years ago I bought an airline ticket to Ireland on a whim, flew out there with no plans or reservations, and had the most incredible and spontaneous journey. I didn’t pack much, just a couple changes of clothes, a GPS, and my camera. I didn’t really know what I was doing or where I []

Sacré Cœur from the Top of Notre-Dame

After climbing 387 steps to the top of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, I was presented with beautiful sweeping views of Paris that would make an elevator ride to the top of the Eiffel tower seem a bit blasé. Looking out to the north is a spectacular view of the Basilique du Sacré Cœur sitting []

Paris Métro

It was a lovely evening in Paris, we couldn’t have hoped for more perfect weather. My wife and I were waiting for the next train at the Métro station, just outside The Louvre. The night was still young and we were eager to experience the beauty of Paris at night. With approximately 4.5 million people []

Le Metropolitain

The Paris metro has been in service for over a hundred years and now has 16 lines that transport millions of passengers throughout the city.  The first line was completed back in 1900. The architect Hector Guimard can be credited for the beautifully sculpted Art Nouveau entrances such as this one.