About the Gargoyles

Famously monstrous and strange, gargoyles are a quintessential element of gothic architecture and there are no two that are exactly alike. I was continuously on the lookout for weird gargoyles and found they were not hard to come by in Paris. The word gargoyle comes the french word “gargouille” for… Read more“About the Gargoyles”

Stone and Bone

Paris has some truly amazing cemeteries. Pere Lachaise is one of the biggest and home to some of the craziest gravestones I have ever seen. Because it is a city cemetery, it is not dominated by a single religion or religious iconography. This leaves room for a lot of creativity… Read more“Stone and Bone”

Bees?!

We have had about six bees fly into our room within the last couple hours which seemed unusually high, so naturally I googled “bees in Paris” and the result was more interesting than I expected. An article actually entitled “Bees in Paris” by Franco Zecchin begins by saying that hives… Read more“Bees?!”

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