…there would have been a fair degree of
pomposity and pretentiousness
Schonbrunn and Versailles Palaces.
see or perceive briefly or partially.
Each morning of our European holiday,
our tour director would begin with the phrase…
‘...well you’ve done (insert city name),
tonight we will be in (insert city name)…’
While I thoroughly enjoyed our trip…
a glimpse of each city…the highlights.
The following year I returned
to Arras in France for a
Western Front Battlefields tour.
Because I was in Arras for 5 nights
I think I enjoyed that brief trip
as much as any of the cities
we visited the previous year.
…several places similar to Versailles Palace.
Our universal comment was that with
this amount of opulence, it was…
…no wonder there had been a revolution.
The Tower of Pisa.
Maybe not a tower per se, but
York Minster does tower over visitors…
…and locals alike.
The ceiling of
Notre Dame de Paris
also towers above its visitors.
And still towers over Paris…
…rivalled only by this Parisian tower.