The Paris Opera House


There are some places in the world that are so beautiful that it almost defies logic. We always speak of the places in nature where God’s hand or Mother Nature’s work simply takes your breath away, but then there are places where the talent of another human seems nearly impossible.

The Paris Opera House is one of those places, a place that has collected the incredible talent of so many for more than a century.

The gilded walls of the Opera House are filled with the ghosts of passion, art and creativity. Like an electric current that uses your heart as a conduit, the history here is palpable.

We toured the Opera House on a whim while we were spending a couple hours in Paris, before heading out to the French countryside. We were able to peek in on the performers rehearsing that evening’s show, then take in the beauty and history of the building.

Even though Jake and Zac are so young, I welcome the opportunity to show them such beauty. The passion, creativity and talent of others has always sparked connections between my mind, my soul and my heart and I hope it does the same for my little guys.


4 thoughts on “The Paris Opera House”

  1. Beautifully written as usual, Danielle!!! I LOVE the pictures!!! Zac holding someone’s purse is priceless!!! You can bribe him with that one later in life!!! I got a kick out of Jake’s face in front of the motorcycle!!!! I love reading your blog!!! This one was too short!!! It left me wanting more….that is a good thing, right?

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  2. Hi Danielle,

    Loved your travel blog. Sheila and I love Paris. We got engaged their last year in September. And yes we visited the incredible Paris Opera House and bought a CD of the opera they were playing on the loudspeakers there as a nice momento of our visit. Have fun.
    Uncle Steve

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