Puttin’ On The RitzFor those of you who are familiar with our books (Where Did They Put the Guillotine? A Walking Tour of Revolutionary Paris and Where Did They Burn the Last Grand Master of the Knights Templar? A Walking Tour of Medieval Paris), you know they are built around visits to buildings, places, and sites significant […]
The Queen’s Last Ride
Walk the exact route that Marie Antoinette’s cart took to the guillotine in the Place de la Concorde on 16 October 1793. Along the route you will visit Robespierre’s apartment, the pharmacy where Count Axel von Fersen purchased the invisible ink to write love letters to the queen, and examples of pre- and post-revolution architecture.
GROWING UP IN EUROPE Stew’s passion for travel and history was fueled by growing up in The Netherlands (Holland) and Germany during the 1960s. Multiple trips to London and Paris were the kick-starters to coming down with the history bug. It was also a time to develop an appreciation of fine art (Stew began collecting […]