Dear Montmartre

Montmartre is a picturesque neighborhood in Paris--sitting atop The hill in Paris. It has often been featured in films for its charm and old-school, iconic Parisian feel. Montmartre is also the home of the Sacré-Coeur basilica--one of many iconic scenes in Paris with a bit of a sad back-story. See, the basilica was originally built … Continue reading Dear Montmartre

(sort of) Abandoned Treasure

While in Paris, I visited Sainte Chapelle--a deconsecrated Catholic church that was originally built to house Louis XIV's collection of religious Passion relics. While this place felt very sad (perhaps because it has been empty for so long), the beautiful stained glass work was breathtaking. The structure does show age and decay, despite it being … Continue reading (sort of) Abandoned Treasure