C’est Versailles, Madame

“This is Versailles, Madame” was told Marie-Antoinette when she questionned the etiquette applied during her reign. When Louis XIV (aka: “le Roi Soleil”) made Versailles the heart and the icon of his powerful reign, everything was about appearances. The royal boats on the canal (“Grand Canal”), the eleven fountains of the gardens, the fireworks to […]

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