Postcard 24.7: Montmartre, Paris, France

Knowing that my European vacation was quickly coming to a close was quite depressing, I have to admit. I had spent a week in what could be summed up as quite possibly the most insightful and eye-opening experience of my life. From seeing Stonehenge in the UK to standing at the top of the Eiffel…

Postcard 24.6: Palace of Versailles, France

Our last full day in Paris started with a day trip to Versailles -- just outside of Paris -- to visit the Palace of Versailles and ended with a quiet evening wandering Montmartre. Palace of Versailles Built in the 1600s, the historic and monumental chateau was the center of royalty, starting as Louis XIII's hunting…