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The gardens of Versailles: Though Özdemir made her first pilgrimage to Versailles only three years ago, she was familiar with its elaborate gardens from university classes and books. “It’s so sculptural,” she says. “The garden is very architectural with very floral patterns everywhere. When we visited it, we were in love with the space. The scale was amazing! You’re tiny, tiny, tiny in a huge garden. And you can see the whole garden at once.”