A quick art lesson at Orsay Museum : A leap into the impressionist masterpieces of the world

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Hello fellow readers ! ☕️🌿

I’m pursuing the narration of my cultural Parisian adventures. After my article about my visit to the Quai Branly museum, today I’m taking you to the Orsay museum, and specifically my favorite impressionist and post-impressionist artwork there.

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My stimulating visit at the Quai Branly museum

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Good morning everyone,

Today, I’m sharing a cultural post. As some of you may know, I spent last week in Paris and took advantage of the fact that I was in the capital to visit some museums. The really amazing thing about Paris is that if you’re a European citizen under 26, most of the time you get a free entrance to museums, even very big ones like the Louvre, which I already talked about here for the Egyptian department and here for the rest.

I went to the Quai Branly Jacques Chirac museum because I had heard so much about it, so I was curious to check it out. In addition, it is a very original museum because it does not look like the French Louvre, the British National Gallery or the American MoMA. Indeed, it features the indigenous art and cultures of non European art : it displays masks, costumes, totem poles and other artifacts from around the world that are mostly linked to religious sacred beliefs.

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A weekend at the Île de Ré

Hello everyone ! After my post on my day in La Rochelle (here), I promised you I’d also share my photos from the Île de Ré (Isle of Rhé), so here they are ! I was lucky because we had such a beautiful sunny day, so my boyfriend and I were able to go for an early morning bike ride on the island and we took some amazing pictures. It was the first time since summer that I was seeing a beach, and it was just so perfect : nobody was there, it was not polluted, it was calm and soothing.

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