The number in the title isn’t an exaggeration – in fact, it’s a conservative estimate. I really did walk 22 miles (at least) while visiting Paris for… 1 035 mots de plus
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After a small delay, getting on the road train in Paris, we arrived in Versailles without further incident.
The grandiose Chateau does not disappoint. It captures the imagination. 58 mots de plus
Courtesan, dancer and – reputedly – the first ‘dumb blonde’, Catherine-Rosalie Duthé was a true eighteenth-century celebrity.
She was born on the 23rd November 1748, in Versailles to Jean-François Gérard, an ‘officier’ or gentleman servant to the king at the royal palace, and his wife, Louise-Rosalie Caumont. 1 341 mots de plus