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Postcards from the Musée de l’Armée, Paris

This site isn’t well known for recommendations for museums and galleries. I am excited by culture, but it’s usually direct contact with the people, rather than cultural architecture and exhibitions. Perhaps the ex-soldier in me found the Musée de l’Armée, Paris more fascinating than normal, or possibly the fact that it is the last resting place of ‘Boney’, Napoleon Bonaparte. …

Napoleon in St Helena; Conquering Memory at the Musée de l’Armée Les Invalides in Paris, France on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain_Mallory_Musee-3497

Last days of Boney; Napoleon in St Helena

Stuck for something to do on a rainy day in Paris? The Musée de l’Armée Les Invalides may have the answer; Napoleon in St Helena. Conquering Memory. A fascinating exhibition detailing the last days of Napoleon, while in exile on remote St Helena. In fact, for those that have run out of museums to visit in London, it’s even a …

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Cuban Storm in the Coffee Pots

There had been warnings, dark, angry clouds had gathered overhead for hours and the rumble of distant thunder had gradually stalked us for sometime. It had crept up on my companion and I, and now it was threatening to ambush us. We were exploring Trinidad on the Caribbean island of Cuba, dawdling our way down rough, cobbled streets, browsing art …

Postcards from Paris; Favourite Destinations Photo Series

Shock, horror but confessing that Paris hasn’t always been a favourite destinations will undoubtedly have some questioning my sanity. The city of romance is often described as gay but until a recent visit it’s frivolity always alluded me. Perhaps it all depends on the company but it’s a result of maturity. Cities have never been a favourite environment and the …

Postcard from quirky Street Pianos; Britain Got Talent

Street performers are a familiar site for most travellers, they are part of the fixtures and fittings of most major cities. Street pianos encouraging members of the public to demonstrate their talent are a less familiar twist. London and Paris are two of Europe’s if not the world’s most iconic cities. The attractions of both destinations are well documented providing …