PROVENCE: Arles and Palace of the Popes

Our previous day is Provence was so underwhelming that we needed something really good to restore our faith in Provence and vindicate our decision of visiting the region. And Arles was the perfect little city which did exactly that. Well not really little as technically Arles is the largest city in mainland France in terms of area. With its Roman monuments, churches, crypts, burial grounds, squares … Continue reading PROVENCE: Arles and Palace of the Popes

PROVENCE: A History Lover’s Delight

After spending 16 days in Europe we were weary of seeing grand palaces, museums, cathedrals and basilicas in famous cities along with thousands of other tourists. We needed to get away from the crowd and have a new and different experience. And that was when Provence came to our rescue. Provence is a region in south-eastern France that borders Italy. The region itself is quite … Continue reading PROVENCE: A History Lover’s Delight

PARIS: Château De Versailles

On our fourth morning in Paris we woke up to an overcast and gloomy sky. Since we did not have a lot in our schedule for today we lazed around for some time eventually getting ready and heading out to the metro station. We took a metro to Eiffel Tower metro station and from there we got a connecting train to Versailles. A further 1 km walk and we had reached the famous Château de Versailles. Continue reading PARIS: Château De Versailles

PARIS: The Eiffel Tower

Our third day in Paris was the best because after almost half a month of travelling in just each other’s company we got to meet some special relatives and saw one of the most iconic monuments in the world – the Eiffel.. glittering. Yes, the Eiffel Tower really glitters! But let’s start from the beginning. During the trip planning phase, Amit Bhau and Shobha Tai … Continue reading PARIS: The Eiffel Tower