Weekend Links: Week 20

weekend links week 20 hall of mirrors in chateau de versailles

Weekend Links Week 20 is a bit more serious following the horrible beheading of French teacher Samuel Paty. Although I like keeping this series generally light, I think it’s important to include. There are still plenty of lighter articles, including a tour of an American couple’s dreamy Parisian pied-a-terre, the details on a bicycling route from Paris to Normandy, and a review on a new book about Louis XIV.

The Beheading of a Teacher in France Exposes a Cultural Schism That Threatens President Macron’s Future

Bars in Paris Before and After Covid Curfew – In Pictures (a good but eerie visual)

Led by Banksy and Picasso, Sotheby’s Paris-London Hybrid Evening Sales Net $90.4 M

French Covid App Relaunches to Bumpy Start

Step Inside a Magical Boiserie Atelier in Paris

musée du louvre morning view

Is This Paris’ Most Beautiful Boutique? (maybe…I’ll have to check it out to confirm)

France’s Famous Monument, Mont-Saint-Michel is Cut Off from the World

France Expands Curfew as Infections Reach New Highs

French Economy Expected to Contract Sharply Over Next Three Months

‘King of the World’ Review: Solar Power (I’m excited to read this book, especially after my visit to the Château de Versailles yesterday!)

yellow and red fall trees in paris

See Inside an American Couple’s Dreamy Paris Pied-à-Terre (dreamy doesn’t even begin to describe it)

The Tragic Real-Life Story of Vincent Van Gogh

This New 260-mile French Cycling Route Will Take You From Paris to Normandy (this is something to look forward to for cyclists on future visits to France!)

Beheaded Teacher Paty Will Get France’s Highest Honour – Minister

France’s Nightly Curfew Won’t Apply to Film & TV Shoots, But Cinemas Won’t Be Spared

Police Investigate After Two Women Stabbed in Incident Under Eiffel Tower 

I hope you enjoyed week 20 of Weekend Links! I’d love to hear which articles about France were your favorites. Feel free to send me an email or leave a comment below. Bon week-end à tous et à toutes!

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