September 1st–13th, 2011

      • Musée de l'Orangerie
      • Monet's Water Lilies, occupying the top floor of the Musée.
              • A model of collector Paul Guillaume’s office, before he donated the collection to the museum.
              • The central work in Paul Guillaume’s office.
              • Except for the teeth this Picasso charcoal looks a lot like Nick's dad.
                  • A Modigliani
                  • My favorite girl next to my favorite landmark in my favorite city.
                  • Place de la Concorde
                    • Champs-Élysées from the Obélisque de Louxor in Place de la Concorde, to Arc de Triomphe
                      • Louvre
                      • Jeanne d'Arc
                      • Off to Stockholm!
                      • Stureplan Hotel, Stockholm. Because of a reservation snafu, we were upgraded to this fabulous room.
                      • Elevator from “Charade”
                        • Rosita and Barbara
                        • Saint Jacob's Church
                        • Latecomers to get on the Stockholm tour.
                        • Gröna Lund, Stockholm's amusement park since 1883
                        • Stockholm vista
                        • The land of the Volvos (& other upscale cars).
                          • Royal Theatre
                          • Our sightseeing boat.
                          • Rosita
                            • The harbor is lined with these beautiful old boats, most beautifully preserved.
                              • 700,000 boats for Sweden's 10,000,000 people — 7%.
                              • A view of Gamla Stan from the water.
                              • “A Study in Unhuman Sexual Expectations” — 2010
                                • Palace Guard (as is Noosha's cousin, Kalle)
                                • Charming buildings in Gamla Stan, the old city.
                                • The narrow medieval streets of Gamla Stan.
                                • The emblem signified this home had fire insurance.
                                • Strange hats
                                  • The smallest public statue in Stockholm, or anywhere else!
                                  • Rick Steves’ favorite landmark.