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Travelogue: By Country | By Date France | November 2000  

November 2000 - Paris: Cluny and Musee D'Orsay

Deciphering tapestries and what may be the very best museum on the planet

School work Courtyard at the Cluny The heads of the Kings of Judea from Notre Dame's facade, lopped off because  someone thought they were the Kings of France.  They were rediscovered in 1977 when someone dug them up. Famous tapestry
Lady with horny animal Parisian street Funny La Boule player Watching the game near Les Halles
Cool old metro station Cool new metro station, right around a corner from cool olde metro station That's a wing of the Louvre on the left and we're looking toward Les Tuilleries and the Arc de Triumph du Carrousel Looking up out of the Pei pyramid at the Louvre
Harry Potter - French versions and artwork Guess what? Duncan cuts a fart at Musee d'Orsay The inside of Musee d.Orsay.  Can you tell it's an old train station?
Watching a painter painting a painting of a painting Another view of the inside of d'Orsay Paris, and Sacre Couer, through one of the station's clocks.  Clock lookout
Polar bear head for Chris Wielga