Notre Dame, Paris

I visited Notre Dame in July 2018, just a day or two after my visit to Sacré-Cœur. I have to say I was disappointed. After the paleness and warmth that greeted me at Sacré-Cœur, Notre Dame felt a bit grubby: too grey, too tall, too dark, and too businesslike. In truth, Notre Dame is every … More Notre Dame, Paris

Sacré-Cœur, Paris

In the blazing heat and sunshine of July 2018 I was treated to a short stay in Paris. When asked what I particularly wanted to visit whilst there, I replied without hesitation, Sacré-Cœur  The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris is situated at the top of a big hill in the Monmatre district. There … More Sacré-Cœur, Paris