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Catacombes de Paris

Since their creation, the Catacombs have aroused curiosity. In 1787, the Count d’Artois, the future Charles X, made the descent, along with Ladies of the Court.

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Full up!

Our pool is finally full up with water and our electrician Michele has made all the connections so the pump and lights are working.

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The Paris Sewer Walking Tour

Fancy a walk well off the beaten track in the French capital? This tour will show you the underside of Paris from Ancient times through to the era of Belgrand, the 19th-century engineer who designed the sewer system in its current form.

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Living In France

All The Small Things

Sometimes it is the littlest things that make us happy that can often get overlooked. From waking up to warm sunshine to treating your taste buds to hanging out with a special someone, all of these simple pleasures should be noted and appreciated rather than just taken for granted. 319 more words

French Life

Fill me up!

At last our pool liner has been fitted and now we have to wait for it to fill up with water which will take about two days. 52 more words

French Life

The Covered Passages of Paris

The covered passages developed in the capital over a period of only sixty years or so, between the late 18th century and the mid-19th century. Each passage has its own special character but they have one thing in common: they are all private roads.

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7 Rules for Kissing the French

As much as Americans love to give hugs (particularly in the South) the French love to kiss and be kissed.  When greeting one another you will see men, women, and children kiss one another.  462 more words

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