Travel Blogs from Paris, France

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"The Pretender"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... up to the Barriere de la Villette, an 18th-century tollhouse that collected taxes on all goods entering the old city of Paris. From here we wandered along the Canal St.Martin in a more working class district, softened by the canal and its ...

"Physical Graffiti"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... kids who spray tags along the Sandringham train line are following us... Graffiti is also endemic in NY, London and now Paris. All looks the same. Interestingly, the ancient wooden doors on the old buildings seem to be universally spared while the walls ...

Paris - Beautiful Paris!, Paris, France travel blog

Paris - Beautiful Paris!

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... the Doors) grave and going to the Catacombs. The Catacombs were quite an eerie experience. In 1785 the problems posed by Paris's overflowing cemeteries was solved by exhuming the bones and storing them in the tunnels of three disused quarries in the heart ...

Paris, digital style, Paris, France travel blog

Paris, digital style

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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We took the plunge and went digital. Camera that is. Paris was the destination. As Lucy had a friend who was flying into Paris from Australia, and Lucy knew another girl who was on her honeymoon that weekend, we had a free flat in Paris to use. Getting ...

Finishing in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Finishing in Paris

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... Karla, this was like Christmas morning. It was our last day in Europe and we decided to go out with a bang at Disneyland Paris. I'm not opposed to feeling like a kid again, but Karla was definitely the more excited of the two of us. We removed everything ...

An early take off, Paris, France travel blog

An early take off

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... seat, with the seat next to me empty. So, I had room to stretch out, and I managed a little bit of sleep. On arrival, Air France told me to go to the wrong terminal, but after all the messing I am just sitting waiting. Mexico, here I come. Back to the ...

City of Lights, Paris, France travel blog

City of Lights

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... kid from the bus vomiting almost on our bags and shoes. Hmmmm, luckily we were just out of the splash zone. We negotiated the Paris metro ticket system which had an English option but still didn't make sense to us. One of the joys of arriving in a new ...

Je t'adore, Paris, France travel blog

Je t'adore

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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· Paris, France · GMT +1:00 hour Checking in Right, so it's been a while since the last entry. But that's okay; we've been busy. Busy walking. We've just completed our four days in Paris and as I type we're on the high-speed TGV heading for Dijon, ...

Liberty and the Tower.., Paris, France travel blog

Liberty and the Tower..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... brief chronological list of "highlights" (and of whinging)>   - Did the Free Morning walking tour around Paris. Wasn't anything too particularly exciting about this one... walked past some of the places that we had already visited such ...

Paris and that Damned Dan Brown, Paris, France travel blog

Paris and that Damned Dan Brown

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... in front of him he slowly pushed down on the cork with his middle finger. After pushing the cork into the bottle without spilling a drop he looked up, smiled, and offered me a drink.  Ah, Paris in the spring. How could I turn him down.      ...

Springtime in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Springtime in Paris

A travel blog entry by giuliani242

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I landed in Paris and checked into a Marriott in La Defense using a few free nights. At that point I didn't know anyone in Paris. I took advantage of free Wi-Fi and logged into Facebook. A friend of mine had just posted that he was going to be in Paris ...

Run Moron Run..., Paris, France travel blog

Run Moron Run...

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... China who is living in Germany and drives tourist vans around... unfortunately for him, (apart from his brain damage) is that in France, its pretty standard to bump other peoples cars to get into the car parks. - Anyhow, my gruncle drove is to his ...

Ice skating with Da Vinci, Paris, France travel blog

Ice skating with Da Vinci

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... another ice rink, but this one was full size. As Lucy had her own skates, she was allowed on for free, but as this was France, where rules mean no rules, it was quite dangerous out there. Eventually Lucy tired, so we did the old looking at the Eiffel ...

Parisian Delights, Paris, France travel blog

Parisian Delights

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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· Montmartre, Paris, France · GMT +1:00 hour Paris. First Impressions We've arrived. With bags in tow we managed to negotiate the Paris metro and check into our room, room 43, in Hotel Bonsejour Montmartre (Btw, the Paris metro is as easy to ...

A weekend in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

A weekend in Paris

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... beds. Then I was told I wouldn't be allowed in the room until four pm. Bloody European hostel lock-out policies. So I wandered around Paris bleary eyed and miserable while I waited for a comfy, quiet bed, and believe me by the time I got there I was out ...

Paris at last!, Paris, France travel blog

Paris at last!

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... oh, and french language television. It is located in the Marais District and is within walking distance to many interesting sites in Paris. Today I walked down to the Seine, passed the Pompidou Center but it was closed so I continued on my way. I saw ...

Viva la France, Paris, France travel blog

Viva la France

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... down. So I spread around my stuff, and blankets and shoes, and settled down for a good 6 hours sleep. And now I am in France, once again waiting for a flight. Mexico City airport is pretty rubbish, and I am not sure at all about Air France either. They ...

Lost in Translation, Chartres and 9-11, Paris, France travel blog

Lost in Translation, Chartres and 9-11

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... the Loire Valley was cancelled today due to lack of interest, so I took a train to Chartres about an hour outside of Paris. I strolled through the historic village and of course, the cathedral. It was amazing. Not as well maintained as Notre-dame but ...

A Short Train Ride To Paris!, Paris, France travel blog

A Short Train Ride To Paris!

A travel blog entry by susan_g

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... little things really contribute to defining Paris, cliché maybe but it is a lovely romantic city. The hospitality I received in Paris was outstanding, thanks to Charlotte and Xavier, Fleur, Julia and Julian (all local Parisians). I stayed in Xavier's ...

Map Pin Update, Paris, France travel blog

Map Pin Update

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Best laid plans...., Paris, France travel blog

Best laid plans....

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... French countryside - we spent 3 hours nursing one juice (5 euros!) in the train bar. Not happy Jan! We arrived in Paris 2 hours later and easily found our hostel in the lovely Marais area. The hostel is an old aristocrat's building with an inner ...

Oh Solo Mio, Paris, France travel blog

Oh Solo Mio

A travel blog entry by collenberg

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... as an accidental casualty for the trip, we gathered our things for the vaparetto-to-the-shuttle-to-Treviso-airport-to-the-shuttle-to-Paris trip. Not looking forward to the next 48 hours of travel. Signing off, this was a great trip. See you on American ...

on the road again, Paris, France travel blog

on the road again

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... Paris. There I was told I needed to get a new ticket back at the check-in desk. I talked to the Delta representative at the Air France check-in desk and he told me I was booked on the 10:55pm flight (3 hours later than my original flight). Then I had to ...

Metro Expertise, Paris, France travel blog

Metro Expertise

A travel blog entry by janice

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... a painting. It has two trees on it. We were out of coloured toilet paper, so we to get more. That's all for today. Paris rocks! Janice: Here we are! We had a very, very full day yesterday! Early in the morning, we had a quick breakfast at ...

Clumsy American, Paris, France travel blog

Clumsy American

A travel blog entry by collenberg

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Ashley's sleeping in and I'm sitting back at Le Pain with giant salt and pepper shakers, an open bowl of white and brown sugar lumps, three jars of spread (hazelnut, dark and white chocolate), and a jar of preserves all open and communal. No fear laden ...

Best places in the world - its official, Paris, France travel blog

Best places in the world - its official

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... cliffs of Mannum, which provide stunning backdrops for houseboat trips. www.southaustralia.com; www.visitvictoria.com. SITES Eiffel Tower, Paris This "disgusting column of bolted tin", as it was called by the Parisian art community in 1877, is ...

The Police of Paris, Paris, France travel blog

The Police of Paris

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... I was a rooting expert. Him thinking I meant routing expert, he hired me on the spot !!!!! To celebrate, as Australia were playing France in Paris, I booked a trip with PP Travel. Only one problem, the trains were sold out and I had to catch a bus. So I ...

Too damn hot, Paris, France travel blog

Too damn hot

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... up to Sacre Coeur to watch the sunset. We caught the funicular to the top and looked out over a spectacular view of Paris. The steps below the church were packed out with tourists being entertained by various buskers. Some were very good like the guy ...

Bastille Day - Ho Hum, Paris, France travel blog

Bastille Day - Ho Hum

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... only have to wait an hour, we all settle back into sitting on the grass listening to the free Blues concert. Bastille Day in Paris: At 8.30 in the morning the military parade churns up the cobbled streets along Champs Elysee for 3 ½ hours. The crowd ...

Bonne Anniversaire!, Paris, France travel blog

Bonne Anniversaire!

A travel blog entry by collenberg

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Happy Birthday to Ashley! Started by wanting to see the Sorbonne. Only available by appointment. Again, missed the memo. Casually did the left bank thing, wandered, coffee, etc etc. Rushed back to change for Ballet Flamenco w/ Sara Baras at the ...

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