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Pic taken at la Defense, the business district area in Paris surroundings.

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dumb idea of the week: taking a taxi

I should know by now that when I am trying to travel somewhere faster (for purposes of this example, let’s say work) due to some mitigating circumstance (because it’s pouring), I should just stick with the original plan. 274 more words


Odds 'n Ends

Rain…  Almost too much!   After the many years of drought in California, I didn’t think I would ever mind rain.  OK. This year Paris has proved me wrong.  897 more words

Travel diary: Paris, France

Welcome to my Paris diary. This is where I get to show you what I loved most about Paris. Of course it’s obvious that I loved the trip very much. 319 more words

Travel Diaries

Small Buildings Need Not Apply

This walk was so different from the rest. We started out at the Esplanade de la Défense where in the distance we could see the Arc de Triomphe on one side, and the Grande Arche on the other.While looking at to the Arc de Triomphe, we looked over a pool with colourful shapes on tall pegs all over it. 214 more words


La Défense at Sunset - Paris

La Défense at sunset, taken from the Arc de Triomphe.

La Défense is a business district in Paris and takes its name from the iconic statue La Défense de Paris by Louis-Ernest Barrias. 15 more words

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