Travel Diaries: Château de Versailles

I was able to squeeze in a trip to Versailles with my parents and a few friends before our second concert. Two things I wish we did: went earlier and took more photos. Since it was a Saturday, there were even more visitors! But the beauty of Versailles couldn’t dampen our spirits.

Short history: Versailles became the seat of power when Louis XIV moved there from Paris.  It became known as the symbol of absolute monarchy in France, where the reigning monarchs showered themselves with luxuries while the people of France were living in squalor. It’s very evident until today that nothing was too expensive or too much in designing and creating the whole château.

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On our way to Versailles!

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