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After the Louvre Museum, the Musee d’Orsay, is perhaps one of Paris’s most popular museums with visitors. Representing French artists and sculptors’ works produced between 1848 to 1914, this unique collection includes many of the Impressionist masters such as Monet and Renoir, but also the Romantic and Realists, the Nabists, […]

Delving into Musee d’Orsay with Alexandra Bonfante-Warren’s book


How many of your heros are French? How many of your favorite movie actors, singers, composers, writers are French? You might be surprised to know how many American heros and celebrities have French fans. In Normandy I met a stamp collector who collected only John F. Kennedy stamps from around […]

Who is your Hero?



He’s been nicknamed ‘The Cave Man’ but maybe Vercingetorix might not be a bad comparison either. Vercingetorix is known by practically all French school kids as the fearless leader of the Celts (or the Gauls) as the Romans called the Celts In two major battles Vercingetorix faced off with the […]

Sebastien Chabal – Vercingetorix Reincarnated?