Building a Palace of Dreams One Pebble at a Time

In the late 19th century a french postman was fated to find a stone that would pave the way for him to construct one of the most stunning palaces in history! Here’s a a beautiful quote he left transcribed onto its walls:

“I was not a builder, I had never handled a mason’s trowel, I was not a sculptor. The chisel was unknown to me; not to mention architecture, a field of which I remained totally ignorant. … Everything you can see, passer-by, is the work of one peasant, who, out of a dream, created the queen of the world …”