Versailles Park Inside Out


P1010526 (FILEminimizer)Do you like trees? Alain Baraton likes trees. He is a gardener here. He’s been a gardener here at Chateau Versailles for the last forty years. He likes his park of Versailles and he likes its trees. “There are probably a couple of them left that go back to the days of Louis XIV.” Just think of what he has said. That’s right, there are just about a couple of authentic Louis XIV trees in the park. All the rest are copies. Faithful copies.

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About versaillesgossip, before and after Francis Ponge

The author of the blogs Versailles Gossip and Before and After Francis Ponge, Vadim Bystritski lives and teaches in Brest France. The the three main themes of his literary endeavours are humor, the French Prose Poetry, the French XVII and XVIII Century Art and History. His writings and occasionally art has been published in a number of ezines (Eratio, Out of Nothing, Scars TV, etc). He also contributes to Pinterest where he comments on the artifiacts from the Louvre and other collections. Some of his shorter texts are in Spanish, Russian and French.
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