S: France and Italy 2012
FC: France & Italy 2012
1: Day 1: Paris city walk | Louvre
2: Notre Dame Cathedral
3: Paris city walk
4: we made it | Palace of Versaille
5: Hall of Mirrors
6: Palace of Versaille
7: King Louis XIV, XV, XVI and Napolean's apartment | Marie Antoinette's room and large jewelry box
8: on top of | the world | Gardens of Versaille
9: Built in 1889, the Eiffel Tower has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The tower is the tallest building in Pairs and the most-visited paid monument in the world; millions of people ascend it every year. | Named after its designer, engineer Gustave Eiffel, the tower was built as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair.
10: Nearly 35,000 objects from prehistory to the 19th century are exhibited over an area of 60,600 square meters. The museum is housed in the Louvre Palace which began as a fortress built in the late 12th century under Philip II. In 1682, Louis XIV chose the Palace of Versailles for his household, leaving the Louvre primarily as a place to display the royal collection. | LOUVRE
11: Nimes Coliseum
12: Gladiators used this gear when fighting in the arena.
14: We traveled to an aqueduct used for transporting water. The tree to the right is 1,000 years old!
15: Avignon | The view from the top
16: Les Baux | The village gives it's name to the aluminum ore Bauxite which was first discovered there in 1821 by geologist Pierre Berthier
20: St. Paul De vence
23: We found Nemo in the Genoa Aquarium... We were so excited!
24: The leaning tower of Pisa
25: The tower of Pisa weighs 14,500 tonnes. The tower took over 800 years to finish. Located in the field of miracles. (Piazza Dei Miracoli) Has 294 steps. Mussolini attempted to fix the tower. | Facts:
26: Cinque Terre