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Photographs: Paris Favorites

Notre Dame de Paris by night… from City of Light No. 2 by Clay Doyle

Photographs: Paris Favorites

A single candle burns in the 16th century gothic Eglise St. Merri. Photograph by Clay Doyle

Dresden: 800 Years New

When Dresden celebrates its 800th anniversary with a year-long party in 2006, it won’t just be a celebration of centuries of history and culture. It will also be a birthday party for the new Dresden—a city that has, in a frenzy of reconstruction and renovation, recreated in a mere 15 years the historic city that […]

Anecdotes from a French Spring

“It would be easier,” I remark, “To have lunch with Jacques Chirac.” We are standing outside the Pilier Sud, at the entrance to private elevator to Restaurant Jules Verne. Our way is blocked by a pleasant but stern young man, clad in all black, with a radio headset. It is a near impossibility to make […]

Roma Travelogue

A pre- Holy Year visit to Rome and Vatican City, accompanied by my companion Rufus—my first trip to this city—and it seemed on the one hand an excellent time to visit and on the other exactly a year too early. Part One: The Holy Year The January weather was brisk but continuously sunny—and comparatively warm […]



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