Travel Blogs from Paris, France

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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 ...

Two Aussie Guys in Paris - how romantic??!!??, Paris, France travel blog

Two Aussie Guys in Paris - how romantic??!!??

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... more for the journey home a young pretty French lady across from me asked me in her broken English if I enjoyed her city - Paris. Slightly embarrassed by my lack of the French Language - I replied with what words I had picked up over the ...

Lentils: not just in the movies, Paris, France travel blog

Lentils: not just in the movies

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Do you remember that movie, from the early 90s, set in Paris, where lentils have become the currency? It was called Delicatessen (http://movies.nytimes.com/mem/movies/review.html?res=9D0CEEDF1538F936A35753C1A967958260) and it was quite strange, and also ...

Soaring Over Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Soaring Over Paris

A travel blog entry by tiara316

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... coursing brain chemicals to sleep) during the trek across the Atlantic. I draw up my window sash, and my doG, I'm looking at Paris. It's a huge patchwork of orange lights, with first a band of brown, bleeding into yellow, then an ever-rising expanse of ...

Return to Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Return to Paris

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... du Nord all set for another Parisian adventure. Day 1 Once off the train, we made our way over towards the Grand Mosque of Paris, but before we arrived we came across the Arenes de Lutece. It is an old Roman theatre discovered in the 1800's, but compared ...

"Alive"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... dominated the end of the day. Another beginning in a new city, another hop-on hop-off bus day. Like it's predecessors, Paris has a couple of companies running tourist buses. We chose one that offered four loops covering all the main attractions with a ...

"Houses of the Holy"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... D'Orsay's collection which covers Impressionism and Post-Impressionism from 1848-1914 when the Pompidou Centre takes over. Unfortunately, all other Paris tourists had much the same idea for a rainy day and it meant a thirty minute queue outside in the ...

grrrrrrrrr, Paris, France travel blog

grrrrrrrrr

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Mon plan a foire grave! Aucune place sur les vols de Zoom airline avant le 24 aout! J'essaie de me trouver un vol avec une autre compagnie mais les places se font tres rares! Aujourd'hui c'est jour ferie alors impossible de reserver quoi que ce soit. Je ...

Paris, again, Paris, France travel blog

Paris, again

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... price during happy hour !!!!! A couple of very expensive pints later, we left and went with the thronging masses to Stade de France. We struck up some conversations with some French people going to the match. Once off of the train, the street leading to ...

Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Paris

A travel blog entry by gtrob

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So... the most popular tourist destination in the world, France. I recall reading about it on Wiki-pedia and it saying somewhere that, "One can say, with confidence, that Paris is the most beautiful city in the world." Wow... bold claim. I have also ...

The end of our Trip - but a beautiful end, Paris, France travel blog

The end of our Trip - but a beautiful end

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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Our friends Tyra and Phillipe hosted us for 3 days in Paris, truly a wonderful way to finish up our ...

The Gates of Eden, Paris, France travel blog

The Gates of Eden

A travel blog entry by rebn

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... answer is simple: Fountainebleau. The boulders of Fountainebleau are nestled in a forest area spreading over several miles about 40km south of France. Gerald and Sara {from ATL} and I took a train and then a cab to get the are known as Le ...

Midsummer in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Midsummer in Paris

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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... /): amazing 4 course menu for 31 Euro incl. great cheese plate - Restaurant Les Galopins (http://lesgalopins.com/les-galopins-paris.php) - Buying Macarons at Laduree (http://www.laduree.fr/) - For the girls: shopping at Maje, Kookai and Comptoir ...

The one and only Paris, Paris, France travel blog

The one and only Paris

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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... , the best bread and cheese in Europe (well according to Kate who has dreamt about French baguettes for the last 8 years!). Paris also has a large immigrant population that contributes to the city's vibrance and cultural status in Europe. Paris is an ...

Christmas in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Christmas in Paris

A travel blog entry by yah27

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... dirty but overrated.  That was during the day time when the streets were crowded with tourists rushing to possibly see everything Paris has to offer.  I just thought it was pretty, well...ordinary.  BUT, once the sun came down and lights ...

Très Bon!, Paris, France travel blog

Très Bon!

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... in a courtyard. You cannot see the cathedral from the street. My pamphlet says in the 'lle-de-la-Citè' which houses the Paris law courts. From the Xth to the XIVth centuries, it housed the residence and the seat of power of the French Kings. I ...

Train to Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Train to Paris

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... a light dinner was quite difficult, but "Merci" will get you a long way. Today is the longest day of the year, and Paris celebrates with a music festival throughout the streets, and even McDonalds had their own DJ and the staff were getting into the party ...

Amazing Paris and the Champs-Élysées, Paris, France travel blog

Amazing Paris and the Champs-Élysées

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... Bastille Day which occurs on 14 July. The Nazi army marched along the Champs-Élysées in June 1940 following the fall of France, and then following the liberation of the city the French forces marched along the avenue on 26 August 1944, followed by the ...

Paris, France...Five Visits (World), Paris, France travel blog

Paris, France...Five Visits (World)

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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... a wonderful place to stop for awhile, and they will never kick you out. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our trip to Paris in 2008 led us to more of the places within the book. Although we had seen ...

Shopping in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Shopping in Paris

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... equal time spent looking at men's and women's clothes, sunglasses, perfume and sports shops, including Adidas, Nike and the Paris St Germaine team shop. A new experience at McDonalds for lunch, which helps overcome the language barrier, was ordering via ...

Oh La La, Paris, France travel blog

Oh La La

A travel blog entry by itsem

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In Paris we felt we must cram as many things in as we could, it's Paris after all and so many things to see and do. The first and most obvious was a trip to the Eiffel Tower, which we also checked out at night for its lovely light show. We happily ...

Walk from Louvre to Grande Palais (2), Paris, France travel blog

Walk from Louvre to Grande Palais (2)

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... bridge it was. The Pont Alexandre III , named after the Russian Tzar, has been voted the most elegant and beautiful bridge in Paris, and is ranked by Tripadvisor at #5 out of 727 attractions in Paris. It was built before 1900 along with the Grande Palais ...

Top of the world, Paris, France travel blog

Top of the world

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... . We had made arrangements to meet up with one of the BOSS's schoolmates from Australia who was on exchange for a year in France. We shall call him MAF to secure his anonimity. As teeneagers do, they had made plans over the net and the ...

Algeria and Rick Steves French Italian Phrase Book, Paris, France travel blog

Algeria and Rick Steves French Italian Phrase Book

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... a few more pictures and then they left. I emerged from the cathedral to quite a crowd in the courtyard, the streets of Paris lit up with delicate lights and sometimes neon signs depending on where you looked. I slowly walked back towards my hotel. At ...

The Louvre, Paris, France travel blog

The Louvre

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... is awful as it takes so long. Each trip is taking up to an hour. I'm completely undecided as to whether I like Paris or London more... the French have been OK but the language barrier is making communication difficult. For that reason, as well as the ...

Barcelona was too hot, I'm a Paris kind of person, Paris, France travel blog

Barcelona was too hot, I'm a Paris kind of person

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... the whole place is just very modern and very spacious. Many of the people in Spain said "why are you spending a whole month in Paris? " It is something that I will have to keep in mind, the fact that I could possibly run around like a mad tourist and run ...

One of many snow related conversations:- ..., St Jean De Sixth, France travel blog

One of many snow related conversations:- ...

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... have to wait a year... There is a reason for the weird title but I will explain later. St Jean De Sixth is somewhere in Sthn France, I am not really sure, but all I know is that we had to get a bus, then a train, then a different train and then ...

transit, Paris, France travel blog

transit

A travel blog entry by jay29

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