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Aristide Maillol

Today we visited the neighboring seaside town of Banyuls-sur-Mer. While many know this town as the namesake of a popular aperitif, it also was the birthplace, home, and final resting place of Aristide Maillol. Maillol was an artist of incredible … Continue reading

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Walking Around Collioure with JP

Our friends JP and Koko arrived Sunday. Today was an orientation day to walk around and get to know the town. Many familiar sights for us, but new to them. Jean and Koko went one way and JP and I … Continue reading

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The Louvre

Yesterday we visited The Louvre. After standing in line for 1 1/2 hours we secured our tickets and headed directly to our favorite collection. Lucky for us our favorites are not near the Mona Lisa or other masterpieces or ancient … Continue reading

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Musee d’Orsay, Sennelier Art Store, and a Walk Along the Seine

Yesterday we returned to the Orsay Museum to complete our tour. The lines were short on this Friday morning, so we only waited about 30 minutes. Our first stop was to return to the Odilon Redon pastels for Jean to … Continue reading

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Maillol and the Mediterranean

Yesterday we visited Collioure, a small town on the Mediterranean that was the birthplace of Fauvism – Matisse, Andre Derain, and their friends. It is a tourist haven that had us wondering what the Riviera must be like if this … Continue reading

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