Mont Saint-Michel

The abbey of Mont Saint-Michel is probably one of the most iconic buildings in France. More than 3 million visitors come to Normandy to see the bay of Mont Saint-Michel, the fortified village and the abbey on top of the hill. For me it is a very magical place. I cannot really explain it but the combination of location, stunning architecture and the sea/wind make it so interesting for me.

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Royal Palace in Amsterdam

Had the opportunity to visit the Royal Palace of Amsterdam. This used to be the City Hall until Luis Napoleon became king and transformed it into his palace. He then later had to leave quite quickly when his brother lost his empire. Therefore he left all of the expensive furniture behind. The interior was afterwards mostly kept as it is. The palace is today only used for official receptions and matters of state. Please go to my gallery for the pictures.