La Domaine de Marie Antoinette

The other visitors went with the horizon, lost to the grandeur of a once great chateau. The hours must have passed while we ignored our watch and where doors open we followed. When we came to bridges, we crossed them. On a quiet path we sipped champagne, delicately chilled in autumn air along its pilgrimage from Paris. We swung in the trees and played in the leaves, tipsy off the bubbles or perhaps just the joy of the day. The whistle blew but we paid no mind, making ourselves at home in this place built by kings for queens. I’m no daughter of royalty, just a common girl, but that day it was ours. On our way out only the birds were left to greet goodnight to as the gate locked behind us. Queen for a day…

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  1. November 6, 2012

    I love this! And your hair.. I’m jealous!

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  2. November 6, 2012

    Love the photos here. I totally dig the new site design!

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  3. November 6, 2012

    this is breathtaking, like a fairy tale !

    xx

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  4. November 6, 2012

    Beautiful beautiful pictures! I want to have your life!

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  5. Emilie
    November 6, 2012

    Just magical..Thank you for sharing this, gave me chills!

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  6. November 6, 2012

    Beautiful!

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  7. November 6, 2012

    Lovely words, lovely day <3

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  8. November 6, 2012

    just wow..what else can I say??

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  9. November 6, 2012

    It’s like a fairy tale! So beautiful!

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  10. November 6, 2012

    Magical…

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  11. November 6, 2012

    Oh my , the place looks amazing!!! I mean….the design of the castle and the surroundings..so beautiful!! Great pictures, really! *.*

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  12. November 6, 2012

    Beautiful pics!!! xx

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  13. Elissa Shaw
    November 6, 2012

    Awe, you’re in my fairytale. Brilliant!
    http://www.thetravelingpear.com

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  14. sunny
    November 6, 2012

    You’re adorable and I love your sweater!!
    (Where did you buy it? Thanks)

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  15. Kaleigh
    November 6, 2012

    your blog is the best on the internet! thankyouthankyouthankyou!

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  16. November 7, 2012

    Love your pictures! I just put out some pics from Versailles on my blog, I was there in August. Such a magical place. Good to see the place in autumn glory too. You look stunning as always! And love the new design.

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  17. November 8, 2012

    Oh my, this might just be the Perfect Post. The history and the decadence of that place matched with your playfulness and your dreamy photos – love it! I visited once, but it has been ten years, so I’ve got to go back soon!

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  18. November 8, 2012

    I miss Versailles so much!! Your pictures are always absolutely stunning :) And I like the “new face” of the blog **

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  19. November 10, 2012

    amazing pictures!

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  20. November 12, 2012

    such beautiful pictures!! i simply love your blog!! xo j.

    http://stereotypicallyme-julie.blogspot.co.at

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  21. November 13, 2012

    Gorgeous photography!
    Ada

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  22. December 7, 2012

    ohhh c’est tellement magique chère Haleigh! trop jolie tes photos!
    des bisous
    anita
    http://cherryblossomtime.com/

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