Gold and Fountains….these words basically describe the decadent wealth the 18th century monarchs of France, as displayed in their beautiful palace, Le Château de Versailles. As the big day approaches, our wedding party grows and today we filled the subways with laughter as we navigated our way to this large estate to gawk at the royal art and frolic by the lakes.
The group at the entrance gate
The Hall of Mirrors
The Battle Room
My brother, Will, and I recreating the fountain art
Rich’s infrared camera of the gardens
Daffodils on Marie Antoinette’s Estate in infrared
The group (M.I.A. The Affelds and Cousins +1 [Jacklyn, Jessica, Garrick, and Andy])
We rented golf carts as it was near impossible to cover much ground on this 2,000+ acre estate
One of the views from the cruise tour of the Seine
We can’t wait to get a closer look at the Eiffel Tower tomorrow when we ride the elevators to the top!