Getting Lost in the Louvre

Most of the pictures from my Paris flickr set are pictures from the Louvre. One of my favorite finds there was this marble statue. The marble was delicately carved to allow the cape to be translucent. I also love the little flower details that are in the hair and on the cape.It’s true that it would take days to see everything in the Louvre. But I found that one afternoon was enough to see the most famous sites, and then view the areas that most interested you. For instance, I focused on the antiquities and then the East Asian stuff. Although, since Korea was one of the few places in the world that France didn’t loot from, the Korean exhibit was quite small and unspectacular, and the same could be said of the Japanese exhibit. Continue reading Getting Lost in the Louvre

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