Sejours et Affaires Paris La Villette
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... down the Seine from 10:30 to 11:30. Of course Paris by day is wonderful but Paris by night......! Incredible. Today's total walking was 12k.
Tuesday July 1 - Canada Day
Sunshine and rising temperatures. Today was all about finding the Vel D'Hiv memorial. Metro to the Eiffel Tower and we stumbled upon a non official memorial to Princess Diana......we got off the subway at the spot she died. Continuing towards this tower of steel we ...
... made to the Notre Dame and to the Love Lock Bridge. Rachel has read a book about Paris and wanted to see the Love Lock Bridge.
Peter had only recently read an article about the Love Lock Bridge which it mentioned that it was getting heavy and was starting to fall down due to the weight. Luckily enough it didn't whilst we were on it. It is so beautiful though. Who would have thought that locks could make ...
... Carissa to buzz me through the Glass Door from upstairs. We've never used the intercom so far. But i'm sure it'll be easy.
Famous last words.
Arrive at apartment. Get by Iron gate with Code. Walk to Glass Door. Now how do I get by Glass Door without key? Find our apartment name "El Bahli" on the intercom and call. Nothing happens. Call again. Still nothing, no sound, no ringing, nothing. Try 10 times, holding the button down for 1 second, 5 seconds, ...
... the tables (and chairs) are turned on you and you become the spectacle. The French have turned this practice of gazing at others into art. Lacan psychoanalysed the gaze. And Sartre philosophised it. But it's not until you're actually here that you experience and understand its nuances. Today we visited Montmartre known for its community of legendary bohemian artists like Dali, Monet, Picasso and Van Gogh. To explore the area involves climbing lots of ...
... was transformed into what felt, on our fourth museum day in Paris, rather like a graphic novel of the history of art, where Picasso and Manet and the classic academic nudes showed up flat, bright, and strange. Mitch had been trying to explain postmodernism to Em earlier in the day, and the Lichtenstein exhibit painted that picture in stark, clear, primary colors. We couldn't have designed a better crash course in the ...
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