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PARIS DAY 6: Montmartre, Latin Quarter, Bastille

C’EST FINIS, MES AMIS. Our last full day in Paris was jam-packed. We trekked up to Sacre Coeur and around the old artists’ quarter of Montmarte, following a guidebook walking tour, rarely managing to escape the crowds. Above: Metro entrance … Continue reading

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PARIS DAY 5: Giverny!

YESTERDAY I TICKED OFF an item that has long been on my bucket list: Monet’s heavenly garden at Giverny, in the countryside 50 miles from Paris. It was a day of more oohs and aahs than actual verbalization, so overwhelmed … Continue reading

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PARIS DAY 4: Marais, Montparnasse, Monceau

DAY 4 began in the rain. I set off on foot from our hotel in St Germain des Pres and walked to the Marais in under an hour, with frequent stops to take in sights ranging from stationer’s shop windows … Continue reading

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PARIS DAY 3: To the 19th and Back

DAY TROIS OF OUR PARIS SOJOURN began the way any day in Paris should begin, with coffee and croissants delivered to our room at the Hotel du Danube. We are loving everything about the place: the rooms; the location; the … Continue reading

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PARIS DAY 2: Beaucoup de Monuments

YESTERDAY WE WANDERED; today we walked. And walked. After a long-anticipated breakfast of croissants and cafe au lait at a sidewalk cafe on the Rue de Buci, we set off in the direction of the Musee Rodin to see its … Continue reading

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