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The Marché des Enfants Rouges

Sunday morning. A beautiful sun is shining above Paris and we decide to head for the Marché des Enfants Rouges. Once an orphanage, it became a lively market in 1615 in the middle of the newly built district… 511 more words


Day Three in Paris

Our third full day in Paris was my favourite of the whole trip; not only was it a truly lovely day, but it was my birthday too! 933 more words


today's holiday: Meyboom


One of the oldest folk traditions in Belgium, Meyboom is an amalgamation of Belgian folklore, patron-saint celebration, and traditional neighborhood rivalry. The event is marked with a procession of giant puppets and the planting of a meyboom ( 63 more words

Seen in the rue des Blancs Manteaux

Seen in the rue des Blancs Manteaux : two bollards all dressed up.

(images not by me : mine were not as good !)

The… 6 more words


A very French pause....

It’s time to take a pause in the blog for some fun reasons. I will miss you guys…but will check in and be back in full swing in time for autumn leaves to scatter in the wind! 454 more words


Wood (Paris)

Wood,  1 place Thorigny, 75003 Paris

If you’ve already scoured all bars in the Marais and don’t know where else to go, well, this new hot spot may be for you!   147 more words


Two days in Paris

One city… two days… three friends and 2000 photos!

We had all been to Paris before on school trips as kids, work trips, or a weekend away, so we had already hit all the tourist spots. 1,321 more words