Quand à Paris… (When in Paris…)

Paris is truly a remarkable city. I saw the most beautiful monuments and iconic sights, which embodied the classic atmosphere I had imagined. As I experienced these unparalleled masterpieces, I would transport myself back in time and envision how different the lives of these people were. I reveled in the history that surrounded me. Being in these places has given me a more detailed and dynamic view of our world as whole. The accomplishments of the human species are unbelievable!

On the first day, we took a bus tour and stopped off at the Eiffel Tower.

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(Photo by Dayna Lazarowitz)

At the Louvre, I experienced a genuine connection with centuries past. I saw some of the most famous pieces of art in world. It was unreal.

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The Venus de Milo

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The Mona Lisa
(Photo by Andrea Sarcos)

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Psyche Revived By Cupid’s Kiss

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Liberty Leading the People

The stained glass windows of the Sainte-Chappelle were unlike any other.
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(Photo by Andrea Sarcos)

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(Photo by Andrea Sarcos)

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(Photo by Andrea Sarcos)

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(Photo by Andrea Sarcos)

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(Photo by Andrea Sarcos)

I was in awe of the massive, sprawling architectural masterpiece that is the Notre Dame. This was a significant moment for me because I watched Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame over and over again throughout my childhood.

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(Photo by Andrea Sarcos)

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(Photo by Andrea Sarcos)

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(Photo by Andrea Sarcos)

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My artistic friend and partner for my Video Storytelling class, Andrea, convinced me to go to the Centre Pompidou. I thought I wasn’t interested in “modern art,” but I was actually confusing it with contemporary art. I ended up really enjoying this museum. The juxtaposition between the Centre Pompidou and the Louvre was so interesting. Seeing how art has evolved alongside human ability is eye-opening.

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(Photo by Andrea Sarcos)

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(Photo by Andrea Sarcos)

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(Photo by Andrea Sarcos)

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(Photo by Ruchika Agarwal)

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Here are few pieces that really struck me:

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(Photo by Ruchika Agarwal)

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(Photo by Ruchika Agarwal)

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(Photo by Ruchika Agarwal)

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(Photo by Ruchika Agarwal)

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My next blog will contain some more photos, but for now, I must catch up on some sleep.
Bonsoir! (Goodnight!)

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