The first picture is of Al & Jodi, our friends that rented their own apartment in Paris too. We asked someone to take a picture of the four of us outside Les Invalides.
It was such a nice day that we decided to walk to Les Invalides. Along the way we saw quite a few energetic bocce games being enjoyed and played in the park.
King Louis XIV initiated the project in 1670 for his aged and unwell soldiers. It was also to serve as a hospital.
This is the resting place of French military heroes and is also the final resting place of Napoleon II (1811-1832) son of Napoleon. France’s greatest military leaders and generals are interred in the vaults here as well. The beautiful dome from inside shown here was inspired by the baroque dome of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome.
After seeing several of the museums, we started walking back towards home. We decided to stop for coffee and a little dessert. I have included some pictures here of my husband & I and Al & Jodi.