Palais Garnier – Auditorium

While I wasn’t at Palais Garnier to take in a performance, I did get to see the gorgeous auditorium during my visit. Built in a traditional Italian horseshoe shape, the 5 level auditorium is 60 metres high and seats over 2000 people. Decorated with red velvet, stucco, marble and gold leaf, the room is a…… Continue reading Palais Garnier – Auditorium

Musée d’Orsay

Several years ago, while on a girls’ trip to Paris with my friend Stephanie, I found myself in the delightful predicament of having nothing planned. Stephanie was headed for an early morning visit to the Louvre. Having been on a previous visit to Paris I decided I’d take a pass, and would meet her several…… Continue reading Musée d’Orsay