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... around Europe had taken its toll on her. She was also invited to the policemen's ball next week.
They then walked to Musee Georges Pompidou and sat in the living art area. This is a display of moving art in a large water feature surrounded by seats and sheltered by trees, the perfect place to have lunch on a warm sunny day in Paris.
Considering all the magnificent food they have eaten so far it ...
... and ornate tombs, many of which were quite unique. From the cemetery, we walked back to the esplanade of the Palais de Chaillot, where we had our "Last Tango" photo taken by a gracious Portuguese tourist, who asked that we return the favor, which were happy to do.
After our photo-shoot, we descended from the heights of the Chaillot to the gardens below, where we stopped to watch an Oriental bride and groom ...
When I say Paris in my head I like to think it sounds like "Paree" but in real life I know it sounds awfully Australian and sadly (for the poor French who have to hear me) very uncultured. Having visited once before I was armed with the full knowledge that my earnest but pitiful attempts at bonjour and merci are a bit of a disappointment. This is why I was feeling so blessed to be travelling this time alongside my good friend whose first ...
... first time. I first went to the Orsay Museum. When I first entered I felt goosepumps on my arms and I thought that it looked like a train station. I started from Van Gough and Gaugin because I really like Van Gough. I listened to the audio guide and I was taking it slow. By the third exhibition room I got the weird feeling that I recognized most of the famous paintings from somewhere. Then I realized that my parents had bought a ...
... perfect photo. It's amusing to watch those in props or special clothing. I wonder why they like it so much. The Parisians certainly didn't like it, nicknaming it 'à la Iron Asparagus'. After it was built in 1919 by the same guy who designed the inside of the Statue of Liberty, they had approval to knock it down 26 years later. The only reason it stands today is that in the war it was used as a communication tower. Then of course came the bureau of tourism or common ...
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