St Giles in Edinburgh

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” — Unknown St Giles’ Cathedral is a parish church located in the Old Town of Edinburgh, Scotland. It is known for its…

The Town of Carcassonne

“Don’t fight the doors you are led to. take a deep breath and go through.” – unknown Let me introduce you to the walled, medieval city of Carcassonne known as Cite de Carcassonne.  This is the entrance, which has the Statue of Dame de Carcas.  Upon entering these gates you will be transported to another…

Pull Up a Seat in Carcassonne

“Wherever you go becomes part of you somehow” – Confucius Carcassonne is located in France. It is famous for La Cite, a fortified city which is included in the list of UNESCO world heritage sites since 1997. In this post, I won’t be talking about this castle-like medieval structure, because I have written about it…

The Crouching Statue

“London is a city that has reinvented itself upon the remains of the past.” Leo Hollis, London Rising:The Men Who Made Modern London Visiting the British Library, I was greeted by this crouching statue of Isaac Newton over the piazza. This has been part of the library since it opened its doors in St Pancras…