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Day 6 Paris (3)

Today we started at the Arc de Triomphe.  We were surprised to see that it cost money to get up close to it so we just took pictures from afar and continued down the Champs Elysee. 329 more words


Along the Avenue des Champs Elysees

Taken from the end of the Avenue des Champs Elysees near Place de la Concorde you can see right down the famous Avenue and to the Arc de Triomphe which sits at the other end, showing just how busy the road is. 16 more words

City Series #1 - Paris

So for my 21st birthday last year, I was lucky enough to be whisked off to Paris by my lovely boyfriend. Equipped with a metro map and a broken brolly – the weather wasn’t exactly our best friend that weekend – we relentlessly crammed all we could into two nights and three days in order to see what the French capital had to offer. 1,256 more words


Si la musique est l'aliment de l'amour, jouez donc...

Hello again, my reader friends. It’s been a while, once again. Though Robin shall restore amends. (Lots of Shakespeare on the mind, lately.)

I’ve been exploring in London (and out of it) in the past few weeks, and it’s been grand. 1,015 more words

Paris By Night From the Top of the Arc de Triomphe

One of my favorite ways to see Paris at night is from the top of the Arc de Triomphe but be sure to allow enough time to take in the magnificent 360 degree view of the city of lights…which is exactly what we didn’t do! 150 more words

Champs Elysees

The things we did in Paris

A pre-dawn London start meant we were in Paris by lunch and able to get to the running expo (to collect my race number and provide a medical certificate) by early afternoon. 1,921 more words

Paris Marathon

Through His Words: Day Fourteen

Reflections From and About My Grandfather
Alexander Capraro, Architect

Day Fourteen
Hotel Regina, Paris

July 30th, 1938

Dear Toots,

Well, I made the grade today and dragged myself to Notre Dame Cathedral, situated on the banks of the Seine River, with a large front courtyard, and hundreds of old and imposing statues in stone on the entrance and the facade. 740 more words

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