Travel Blogs from Paris, France

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I was impressed by Mr. Eiffel's tower., Paris, France travel blog

I was impressed by Mr. Eiffel's tower.

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... I am in awe of the men who built it in the first place, and those who have maintained it for the last 130 years.  Paris was the perfect city to build such a tower because it has such a flat topography and from on high the monuments and avenues stand ...

Montmartre, Shopping, and Afro Cuban music!, Paris, France travel blog

Montmartre, Shopping, and Afro Cuban music!

A travel blog entry by romero

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After a quick breakfast of the fabulous French sandwiches, we headed off to the Montmarte area of Paris for some more exploring. The weather is still not the greatest, but the rain stopped after an hour or so. Our first stop was the Sacre Couer ...

Days 1 and 2 in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Days 1 and 2 in Paris

A travel blog entry by jp2005

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Arrived in Paris - 12 hours after leaving Tokyo - and landed safely at Charles De Gaulle airport. It's raining!! But, our luggage arrived all safe and sound with us. Took a 45 minute taxi ride to our hotel - La Tremoille - which is a couple of blocks ...

Gustave Eiffel's masterpiece, Paris, France travel blog

Gustave Eiffel's masterpiece

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... so that it would topple over and block the Seine River, this order was never carried out, and the German commander received France's highest order, the legion of honour, for disobeying Hitler's orders and lying to him as the Allies approached Paris. At ...

I did it, I did it, I did the Louvre!!, Paris, France travel blog

I did it, I did it, I did the Louvre!!

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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It took me five and a half hours, but I did it. When i was at high school I hated sports, well to be honest I didn't like sports but I really hated Cross Country Running. At certain times of the year we were made to run what seemed like a marathon, ...

On a wet Sunday you go to the Mall, eh!, Paris, France travel blog

On a wet Sunday you go to the Mall, eh!

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... metro trip just to see it. The second reason I wanted to go to the mall (which has 250 shops in it) was because In France the government only allows retailers to hold sales twice a year to quit seasonal stock, and the summer sales start this weekend. (It ...

France, Boulogne, France travel blog

France

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... drive slowly (not for the reasons of the old car and its ability but because we wanted to meet up with friends etc )through France, into Spain and then do some serious house hunting. 'House' being the operative word, as chances are we would be looking ...

THE LAST PART, Paris, France travel blog

THE LAST PART

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... even count on a single day." The Catacombs freaked out Elaine. We spent my 25th birthday in little Amboise, France. A puzzle-picture-perfect "chateau" (castle) stood with orange-and-red decorations upon its base of little leaping aqueducts. ...

You can't do Paris without doing Versailles!, Paris, France travel blog

You can't do Paris without doing Versailles!

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... to try and keep it manageable I had to cut 160 photos down to about 45. I am so pleased to have ended my visit to Paris with a visit to such a special place. It is definitely up there in the top 10 places in the world. Unfortunately that just means that ...

Yoyo's T & T, Paris, France travel blog

Yoyo's T & T

A travel blog entry by cemewa

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... be struck by lightning. I agree with those who say that the cathedral at Chartres is the best example of a Gothic church in France, better than Notre Dame. After the service we light a candle, take a turn around the nave and transept then lunch at Le ...

Biking round Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Biking round Paris

A travel blog entry by greenfamily

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... an easy, funny way and kept us informed and entertained the whole time. We cruised around the streets and sidewalks of Paris seeing all sorts of famous landmarks - the Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Tuileries Gardens, Ecole Militaire (where Napoleon trained), ...

Paris on

Paris on "Merci" and "Bonjour"

A travel blog entry by orangenemo

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... to sell me and Mike drugs. The first time was in DC at Union Station where some guy pulled out some crack rocks. The guy in Paris, though, spoke every language except English so I spoke to him in Spanish, but he just wanted to sell us some hash so we said ...

To Paris!, Paris, France travel blog

To Paris!

A travel blog entry by romero

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... hour. It sucks that we had to pay so much money though for crappy seats! Oh well! When we arrived at the Paris Nord train station, everything seemed very hectic around us. People were everywhere and the signs were all slightly confusing. We ...

Bon Jour Mon Ami!, Paris, France travel blog

Bon Jour Mon Ami!

A travel blog entry by themooners

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... La Protest! Well, after a long day of roving museums and supporting protesters it was time to experience another side of Paris. No visit would be complete (or allowed) without The Romantic Dinner! We found a lovely little Brassierie and sat down ...

Popping over to London for a show, Paris, France travel blog

Popping over to London for a show

A travel blog entry by cemewa

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... most people would offer her some money for a real gold ring. She then tells Cath that she can't sell it because she is in France illegally which could be true. At this point Cath is tweaking to the scam and gives the ring back. Hooked briefly, but not ...

Nibbling around the edges, lasts longer that way., Paris, France travel blog

Nibbling around the edges, lasts longer that way.

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... week, when I have a month to spend here. Thanks to Tripadvisor I have worked out how to prolong the pleasure of discovering Paris. By bringing up a place like for instance Notre Dame Cathedral and clicking onto the map, you can then click on things to do ...

On the road again..., Paris, France travel blog

On the road again...

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... sleep in right before the end: tragic! Lauren, the girl who was meeting us, told us horrible things in her opening description of France and what to expect. Phrases such as "don't look people in the eye" and "never stop for a bum (homeless person)" ...

Monmartre & Sacre Coeur, Paris, France travel blog

Monmartre & Sacre Coeur

A travel blog entry by greenfamily

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... the delightful little cobblestoned streets, looking at the shops and watching the people.  Monmarte is a wonderful place, quite different from Paris and a real hive of activity. We slowly made our way back to the apartment and put our feet up for a ...

Up Yours Fraan Chee!, Paris, France travel blog

Up Yours Fraan Chee!

A travel blog entry by themooners

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... to be in their underwear. Weird huh? We thought the same thing. Maybe Naked Guy (you remember him from India) is originaly from France...hmmmmm Anyway, me and the Missus are off to the Louve, then off to do some shopping, then perhaps a fancy dinner to ...

City of Romance, Paris, France travel blog

City of Romance

A travel blog entry by mallorybecker

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... girls.  And I have never seen so many males with sparkles in my life! The third day in Paris involved visiting the War museum and Napoleon's tomb.  The museum showed the succession of war uniform, ...

Paris, France, Paris, France travel blog

Paris, France

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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Journal Entry: "Bonjour, il plent." Well that's about the best I can do. We are in France - Paris. I have no ideas where in Paris. I cannot see the Eiffel Tower so I guess we aren't in it's vicinity. Trudie has been unwell this morning and for the rest ...

City of Romance and smelly beds., Paris, France travel blog

City of Romance and smelly beds.

A travel blog entry by jag

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... had sped through the tunnel in the start of our 9-month Euro Trip. We arrived in overcast weather and headed into central Paris to find a hotel. Unfortunately this turned into a huge mission, as everything was full. We viewed one hotel that I was fine ...

Part One: Ugly Duckling Syndrome, Paris, France travel blog

Part One: Ugly Duckling Syndrome

A travel blog entry by bdprice

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... plaza. After dinner, Vicki walked with us along the river pointing out Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower from romantic bridges. Paris, like all ugly ducklings, looks a lot nicer at night. The rushing crowds are replaced by tourists and romantics who ...

Last Day in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Last Day in Paris

A travel blog entry by greenfamily

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... , our understanding of a few Jamaican swear words is quite good which they were certainly not expecting and thought was hilarious! We loved Paris and like everyone else we know who has been, really want to go back to spend way more time and see much more ...

Gay ol' Paree... again!!, Paris, France travel blog

Gay ol' Paree... again!!

A travel blog entry by lozdotcom

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Well, my love affair with the wonderful city of Paris reared it's head again... The bus trip was to Paris was shit as I had a mega toothache, and wanted to rip my tooth out with my bare hands. Played a little 'getting to know you' game on the bus, but ...

French Food, Paris, France travel blog

French Food

A travel blog entry by justen

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... big things) are the train from Amsterdam to Brussels and the hostel in Rome. Last night I hung out with Thomas again and we checked out Paris Plage, where they turn the bank of the Seine into a beach for a little bit in the summer. We also had the best ...

No Real Change, Paris, France travel blog

No Real Change

A travel blog entry by justen

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Paris is still Paris. The city seems okay, but I still feel lonely here. I hung out with a random American last night, but on the way from the bar to the Metro, we got mocked by a Parisian couple who heard us speaking English. They broke out into ...

First day in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

First day in Paris

A travel blog entry by curtisandnancy

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... after leaving Nancy's family in the airport to fly back to North America. Our train coasted through Germany and France for about 6 hours taking us to Paris. One of the highlights for Nancy was passing through the city of Nancy (and trying to take a ...

Palm Sunday mass at the Basalique Sacre-Coeur., Paris, France travel blog

Palm Sunday mass at the Basalique Sacre-Coeur.

A travel blog entry by curtisandnancy

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We decided to go to Montmartre for mass at the Sacre Coeur. This was one of the first masses we'd attended, and it was a very powerful experience (especially for Nancy who understands French). We arrived at about 10:30, and entered through a side gate ...

Happy Birthday to Me!! :-), Paris, France travel blog

Happy Birthday to Me!! :-)

A travel blog entry by lozdotcom

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... 't exactly warm. We had a nice dinner around the corner from the hotel, and then got on the bus for our Illuminations tour of Paris. This was my third illumnations tour, so it was kinda cool that I could tell Mum and Dad some stuff about things that the ...

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