Travel Blogs from Paris, France

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A visit to Opera Garnier but not to see the opera, Paris, France travel blog

A visit to Opera Garnier but not to see the opera

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... top lavish that if it had not been done so elegantly, it would have been in bad taste. The two sights I will take with me from Paris,so far, are the view from the top of the Eiffel tower, and the Grande foyer of the Opera Garnier. I walked out of there ...

Back to Canada, Paris - Washington D.C., France travel blog

Back to Canada

A travel blog entry by 613flavah

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... won't start for another half an hour. Entrance through security sucked. They asked me ten thousand questions. From what I was doing in Paris, to what I did for a living. Then, going through the x-ray machine they opened my carry-on bag and took away ...

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 ...

Disneyland Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Disneyland Paris

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... to stay at the parks until late would be ok if we were staying at one of the nearby hotels rather one than in Paris. After a security check, which is standard for all attractions here, we're inside and are confronted with the recognisable Disney castle. ...

Paris woohoo!, Paris, France travel blog

Paris woohoo!

A travel blog entry by 613flavah

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Paris day one. Today we walked 5000 miles just like the proclaimers. My feet are throbbing from all the walking. I got to visit the Eiffel Tower, Avenue des Champs-Elysees (the most expensive stores are located on this street!), Arc du Triumph, ...

Buttes Chaumont, Paris, France travel blog

Buttes Chaumont

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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... for most of the beautifying of Paris. There are waterfalls, caves, lakes and a temple which apparently has fabulous views of Paris.  Sadly, like most things in winter - the temple was closed for renovation, so we will have to enjoy the view next ...

Versailles and the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France travel blog

Versailles and the Eiffel Tower

A travel blog entry by romero

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... that the movielike trip to the top of the Eiffel would have to wait until another trip. I've already seen the view of Paris from the Sacre Cour Cathedral.....so oh well. We then grabbed some crepes and headed over to the park below the Eiffel Tower where ...

Notre Dame and the LOUVRE, Paris, France travel blog

Notre Dame and the LOUVRE

A travel blog entry by romero

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... sun begin to set over the La Place de la Concorde and the huge Obelisk. We have now seen obelisks in Egypt, Italy, and France. It is so funny how this trip has really taught me so much history - and helped connect everything all together. Anyways, we ...

Happy Bastille Day!, Paris, France travel blog

Happy Bastille Day!

A travel blog entry by romero

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... - which made it that much better! It was very romantic as well - the perfect way to end a 3 month honeymoon!! Only in Paris! Anyway, when the lights finally stopped, it was total chaos with everyone in thecrowd trying to leave at the same time. We ...

Sorry, I don't do cemeteries.., Paris, France travel blog

Sorry, I don't do cemeteries..

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... of a hill in Paris, feeling like an anorak wearing trainspotter. "What a stupid idiotic way to spend a beautiful afternoon in Paris", I said out loud, and proceeded to stroll down the hillside laughing at myself all the way to the gates of the ...

Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Paris

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Et bin oui, je suis a Paris! C'est beau, c'est fun, j'ai pas l'gout d'ecrire aujourd'hui, je serai donc bref! :) Super soiree avec des quebecoises hier, depart pour Montreal demain. J'ai hate de revenir au Quebec, hate de revoir mes amis, ma famille, ...

Walking through Paris in my shorts, Paris, France travel blog

Walking through Paris in my shorts

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Down to Rodin's garden, and up to Sacre Coeur., Paris, France travel blog

Down to Rodin's garden, and up to Sacre Coeur.

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... almost breathed a sigh of relief when you walked back out into the open air, It was pleasant strolling back down the hillside, and later sitting on the metro on my way home I felt that it had been a good day in Paris         ...

Opera, Paris, France travel blog

Opera

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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... Paris in  the  18th  century ,  and  as such  it  is all  classical  Paris and a  beautiful place  to  walk  and  be . We  walked  past the  ...

Walk from the Louvre to the Grande Palais  (1), Paris, France travel blog

Walk from the Louvre to the Grande Palais (1)

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... to cut this blog into two parts. I have already come to the conclusion that there is no city on earth that can match Paris for its historical  grandeur and opulence and what I saw on Friday just confirmed it for me. Getting off the metro before the ...

Galleries, Paris, France travel blog

Galleries

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... old railway station that was built in the 1900's and converted into a museum in 1986. The best thing about museums/galleries in France, is that the buildings themselves are great to look at. The Louvre is a classic example of this, and this place doesn't ...

Even hotter, Paris, France travel blog

Even hotter

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... and a final sprint to the ticket office and MAF just caught his country train with seconds to spare. For our last night in Paris, the BOSS and I decided to get cold chicken and salad and go and sit by the river. However, our chicken/salad shop was ...

Reflections in Paris and Vietnamese Soup, Paris, France travel blog

Reflections in Paris and Vietnamese Soup

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... I ended up at an inexpensive Vietnamese restaurant right around the corner from my hotel. I have noticed a large asian population in Paris, it feels a little like home! The restaurant was small and had long tables on either side with a main aisle down ...

Preface: although we are back home we ..., Paris, France travel blog

Preface: although we are back home we ...

A travel blog entry by lucky

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... now, on June 6th 1944 the Allies of WW2 invaded the beach in a bloody assault which would secure a foot hold in northern France and eventually feed enough troops into Europe to free it from it's oppressors, the Nazis. The coast line is extremely long, ...

Departing Bourg, Paris, France travel blog

Departing Bourg

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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... ; forged  and  we  will  meet  again  soon.The  train  trip  back  to  Paris  was  uneventful  ,  and  after  a  quick  change  to  the  ...

Etoile, Paris, France travel blog

Etoile

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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Our chosen station today was our own closest station Charles de Gaulle - Etoile. We accompanied Elyse to Chatelet, watched her walk out of the station and we returned on the train to start our day. At the top of the CdG-E station is the ...

In an old house in Paris...., Paris, France travel blog

In an old house in Paris....

A travel blog entry by cemewa

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... the Middle Ages we walk to the Hotel de Sully on Rue St Antoine in the Marias, which is the centre for national monuments in France. Cath exchanges the book and we walk to Place de Voges, a lovely 17th century square of houses with an arcade on the ...

Paris seems softer and more muted than Spain, Paris, France travel blog

Paris seems softer and more muted than Spain

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... I needed some toiletries and teabags and stuff. But it was a nice little town to wander around and a lovely introduction to France The second day I took a 20 minute metro ride into the centre of Paris and along with a few hundred other tourists checked ...

Arriving  in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Arriving in Paris

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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...   schedule  ,  he  left  us  to  wait  for the  representative  from  Paris  address  to  complete  our  check-in   ,  Once  he  arrived  (after  ...

Just like Blackpool, Paris, France travel blog

Just like Blackpool

A travel blog entry by woggley

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... , even though they will always be rammed with tourists. I stayed just outside the centre of town, found somewhere reasonably cheap for Paris, ah that's because it's got red lights again. Uncanny how I'm getting wolf whistled at lol. It's so close I don't ...

Prostitutes, modernist architecture and jazz, Paris, France travel blog

Prostitutes, modernist architecture and jazz

A travel blog entry by cemewa

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... so Cath can get some rest. We journey out to Poissy at the far western end of the RER line A, some 33kms from Paris. I have a confession to make. I am a tart for modernist architecture so we are going to Poissy this morning to visit Villa Savoye, a ...

Arc de Triomphe & a stroll to the Petite Palais, Paris, France travel blog

Arc de Triomphe & a stroll to the Petite Palais

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... 1806 the first foundation stone was laid on the Triumphal Arch that Napoleon ordered to be built to honour his Grand Army of France that at the time had won battles all over Europe. Due to a number of setbacks, including Napoleons abdication and major ...

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 ...

Resting in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Resting in Paris

A travel blog entry by afisher63

... ; sleep  in  .  Soon  after  breakfast ,  a  second  representative  from  Paris  Address  arrived  to  address  the  internet  issue  .  Charles  ...

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