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Our time in Paris gave us a wonderful opportunity to see the major sights in the tourist area. Having two day tickets on the L'Open Tour hop on/hop off bus was a great way to see the city. The first day of our ticket we joined the bus on a day filled with clouds. Who would have thought the bus would give such a …
This morning we started with a guided tour of the Louvre Museum. We bypassed the long lines and made our way through the exit instead of the main pyramid entrance where we picked up our headsets and continued inside to see the medieval fortress, the modern pyramid and the Mona Lisa. After the tour we were able to continue exploring on our own. …
Hotel Lumen Paris Louvre
15 Rue Des Pyramides Paris
Of our 6 nights in Paris we had 3 of our dinners at Domineco Italian Restaurant just down the road from our Hotel.This is a wonderful restaurant centrally located opposite Cityrama and close to the Louvre. Sasha our waiter was very attentive and did a great job taking …
Today we were blessed with a beautiful Spring day. After the cool weather we have had thus far on our trip it was a pleasant change. Leaving our hotel on foot we walked through the Arc du Carrousel toward the Louvre. It was great to see the beautiful architecture of the building, which had been originally the royal palace. The glassed pyramid …
... so reflects the mores, economies, and politics of the time is fascinating and instructive. Through this exhibit, we saw the loosening of the waist band and the female mores in the 20's--flapper dress; to the austere, post depression wear of the 40's; the free love/hippie wear of the late 60's-70's; and the androgynous-market boon era early 80's business-wear and more. We were all so thankful at not having had to suffer hoop or corset (although Marlene did tell story of Merry ...
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