chapter 9 flying buttress: were diagonal arches that provided support to the structure. It became a major design feature on French cathedrals.

chapter 9 flying buttress: were diagonal arches that provided support to the structure. It became a major design feature on French cathedrals.

Cathedral Notre-Dame de Rouen (France). The associated page has more photos of French cathedrals.

Cathedral Notre-Dame de Rouen (France). The associated page has more photos of French cathedrals.

France. Strassbourg Cathedral.    "The largest clock you'll probably ever see is inside. It's amazing to watch it working."

France. Strassbourg Cathedral. "The largest clock you'll probably ever see is inside. It's amazing to watch it working."

Amiens Cathedral in France.  I took a medieval art history class at UVA, much of which consisted of studying French cathedrals.  Ever since then, I always have wanted to go on a French cathedral trip.

Amiens Cathedral in France. I took a medieval art history class at UVA, much of which consisted of studying French cathedrals. Ever since then, I always have wanted to go on a French cathedral trip.

It's called Chartres Blue. It is a blue that is unrivaled in any stained glass in the world. Just a 40 minute trip from Paris, The cathedral stands out as a medieval skyline on the french plains as you approach the town. In a cathedral soaked country, Chartres is one of a kind. Don't miss the labrynth. The surrounding village is a great example of medieval architecture.

It's called Chartres Blue. It is a blue that is unrivaled in any stained glass in the world. Just a 40 minute trip from Paris, The cathedral stands out as a medieval skyline on the french plains as you approach the town. In a cathedral soaked country, Chartres is one of a kind. Don't miss the labrynth. The surrounding village is a great example of medieval architecture.

Amiens Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens) is the tallest Gothic church and largest cathedral in France. Along with the cathedrals of Chartres and Reims, Amiens is a member of the illustrious triad of "High Gothic" or "Classical" French cathedrals built in the 13th century. Amiens Cathedral was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981 for the beauty and harmony of its art and architecture.

Amiens Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens) is the tallest Gothic church and largest cathedral in France. Along with the cathedrals of Chartres and Reims, Amiens is a member of the illustrious triad of "High Gothic" or "Classical" French cathedrals built in the 13th century. Amiens Cathedral was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981 for the beauty and harmony of its art and architecture.

Discover all that New Orleans has to offer with this 4 day itinerary filled with my favorite historical sights, ghost tours, live music, and restaurants.

How to Spend 4 Days in New Orleans

Discover all that New Orleans has to offer with this 4 day itinerary filled with my favorite historical sights, ghost tours, live music, and restaurants.

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