Apparently Maria Antoinette never said “Let them eat cake”. It’s highly unlikely that the intelligent, well read and generous queen would ever say such a thing. She was foward thinking and supported Chevalier de Saint-Georges in his bid to became the first black director of the Paris Opera House. Why then was she so unpopular? Her lavish lifestyle led to the French revolution and her subsequent head roll. Here’s a storyboard with a roundup of articles. I hope to shed some light.
- By Janette Speyer
- By PointsandTravel ✈
With over 67 million people, the country of France is quite spectacular. From Paris to Normandy, where you will find the famous Champagne Houses, to the South for France near Provence and Avignon, France will steal your heart. Plus who can forget the first time they saw the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Palace of Versailles, or the Notre Dame Cathedral? With fairy-tale castles and picture-perfect villages, the country manages to continually impress its visitors