Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Bah!






This is the main courtyard at Versailles. Notice the sky. It's going to rain any time soon. What a lot of people! And- would you believe it?- this showcase of French culture has only one eatery on site and all it serves is American fizzy pop, cold pizza and pre-packed sandwiches.  


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