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Postcards from Paris - Part 1

Bonjour mon petit pois!! Just after Christmas my brother and I headed away on a joint Christmas/birthday treat together to Paris. My brother had never been and I only visited once aged 9 but some memories are still incredibly vivid and others came flooding back during our three day trip. 1,000 more words

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Disneyland Paris

4 years ago I flew for 12 hours to go on a trip to Disneyland Paris, last week it took me a 2 (ish) hour UNDERWATER train ride. 821 more words

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Spence's Song of the Week

If you’re bald, balding or simply like to keep it clean sleak, I have the song for you. With apologies to The Chainsmokers, here is parody of their hit “Paris,” titled “Hairless.” 244 more words

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Paris Day 3: Notre Dame & Sacré-Cœur

Our actual schedule deviated from my initial plan but when traveling, you have to be flexible and go wherever the day takes you.  Picpus was supposed to happen the first day; instead, the first day was devoted to meeting my brother in the morning and waiting at a nearby café for 5 or 6 hours while we waited for whoever to show up to let us into our AirBnB. 1,590 more words

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Paris AP Correspondent Elaine Ganley: The French want to assimilate, not integrate

Paris AP Correspondent Elaine Ganley explains the significance of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s aversion towards head scarves and religious garments. She differentiates between an attempt at publicity and true aversion on Le Pen’s part. 18 more words

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The Thin End

Set against a backdrop of blue sky and clouds this building has the unreal appearance of a film set.  Successive waves of development, cutting across earlier street patterns, have left Paris with some very odd shaped building plots and odd shaped buildings making the most of valuable space. 38 more words

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Paris Part One

Assalamualaikum everyone! I’m currently blogging this from London and I just got back from Paris earlier today by bus. It was tiring because we went to famous spots in one day, but it was worth it! 296 more words

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