Fenêtre Faux Pas

A perfect view from one of the windows of the petit pallais in the gardens of Versailles.
A perfect view from one of the windows of the petit palais in the gardens of Versailles.

Versailles and the gardens. Kitty, Miss H and I wandered through the grounds, delighting at the charming vignettes that appeared in the windows of the Petit and Grand Trianon.

The beautifully ornate window furniture proved too much of a temptation and I reached out to touch the ormolu goodness….

S’il vous plaît monsieur!” cried the horrified guard and my hand recoiled back as if I had just grasped a red hot poker. My face turned the same colour as said poker and we hurried away, mortified to be caught being a vulgar tourists.

Photography 101: Window

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