We stopped in Fontainebleau, which is the home of Napoleon’s favorite palace. The town was surrounded by a huge royal forest that seems to go on forever. The palace itself was beautiful. It’s crazy to think that such a large palace was created for just one person. Seeing this palace makes me want to research more about Napoleon.
We only saw the outside of the palace. We saw the garden fountain. On this hot day, I wished more than anything that I could dip my feet in the water.
There were also murals painted onto the archways. My neck ached looking up, but the strain was worth it to see the detail of the murals.
There was an outdoor market outside the palace with vendors selling clothes and fresh food. After browsing a little, we grabbed lunch and headed back on the road. I was glad that I was actually able to communicate my order in French. In order to communicate that I wanted salad dressing I referred to it as sauce.