Opened in Valletta in 1732, the Manoel Theatre has hosted knights, generals, and heads of state.
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A Day at Versailles: Visiting the Palace of the Sun King
On a September day that was replete with sunshine, we voyaged to Versailles, the decadent Baroque palace of France’s roi soleil (sun king). As Shawn and I wandered among the palace’s 250 gardened acres and peered through windows into the gilded interiors — just as a subject might have done 300 years ago — I was remindedContinue reading “A Day at Versailles: Visiting the Palace of the Sun King”