Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Sculpture

Ailsa’s Travel Theme this week is sculpture.  Well here’s an oldie but goodie that Kongo saw in the Louvre last month.  Venus de Milo if you’re a Roman.  Aphrodite of Milos if you happen to be Greek, which this lovely lady certainly was.  The artist is believed to be Alexandros of Antioch.  See more sculpted entries at Where’s My Backpack. Continue reading Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Sculpture

Monkeys at the Louvre


After sleeping in and finally getting time zones synchronized, Kongo walked over to the Louvre this morning.  You can’t really describe the Louvre.  Hundreds of volumes have been written about it and how you have to plan your days and stake out what you want to see and be clever about navigating your way through the various wings and levels. Kongo is now convinced none of that really matters because you’re going to be so overwhelmed that you just stand around gaping at everything you see. It’s too much! Quickly realizing he wasn’t going to see everything he wanted to see and with Mrs. Kongo chirping about where the shopping might be and were there any malls nearby, Kongo struck out for a few of the must see spots.  Keep reading to see what he found.

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