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Walk-about in Paris # 3 .. final!

Last bit ūüôā¬†¬†¬† our last walk-about in Paris.¬†¬† We left the following afternoon, not before taking a slow stroll along the All√©e des Cygnes from Pont de Grenelle to Pont de Bir Hakeim¬†¬†¬†   Children’s Dior shop … Music … Continue reading

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Walk-about in Paris # 2

Our walk-about continues .. hope you’re still with me ūüėȬ†ūüėČ Pont Alexandre III¬† … Back¬†to our walk down the Champs Elys√©es, in preparation for the Tour de France – the finish in Paris was the following day – we missed … Continue reading

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Walk-about in Paris # 1

From the Arc de Triomphe, hubby and I walked down the Champs-√Člys√©es to Place de la Concorde.¬† Of course with camera in hand, I snapped away at buildings, shops and other things ūüôā¬† ¬†… Lunch at Pizza Pino on the … Continue reading

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Arc de Triomphe – Paris

Hubby and I caught the Metro from Montmartre to the Arc de Triomphe – another famous landmark I’ve seen in postcards, pictures, movies, documentaries etc¬† .. and there we were, right in front of it ūüôā¬†¬† I couldn’t help thinking … Continue reading

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Basilique du Sacr√©-Coeur – Paris

I was going to skim over our two days in Paris as I’m getting rather tired of doing these ‘France’ blogs –¬† even though I love, love, loved the holiday … but I must finish what I’ve started … to … Continue reading

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Mus√©e du Louvre – Paris

Hubby and I had two days on our own after¬†our amazing¬†Trafalgar Tour, Best of France,¬†came to an end¬†in Paris (July 2012)¬†¬† We knew we couldn’t see and do everything in two days.¬†¬†¬†Having done guided bus tours with¬†both Mark and the … Continue reading

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Up the Eiffel Tower

The joys of being in a tour group¬† –¬† by-pass snaking queues to either climb the steps or catch the lift to the second level of the Eiffel Tower¬† … … by-pass 58 Tour Eiffel Restaurant .. next time we’ll … Continue reading

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Paris …. through the bus window

Day 11 of the ‘best of France’ ¬†Trafalgar Tour tour : …. was Omaha Beach, walk around Monet’s garden in Giverny then travel to Paris.¬†¬†¬† Free time for the rest of the afternoon before boarding the bus to Moulin Rouge!!!!¬†¬† … Continue reading

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Snippets from Paris # 2 .. Eiffel Tower

Oooops¬† forgot to publish this with all the excitement of Elaine and Bryan’s engagement !!!!¬†¬†¬† Am already doing the follow-on post¬†and found this in drafts !! I think I’m going to have to do ‘snippets from Paris’ in chronological order … Continue reading

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Our first day in Paris

Not many words .. not many just pics!!!¬† As I mentioned before, our hotel was within walking distance to the Eiffel Tower, so naturally we had to take a walk the moment we deposited our bags in our room.¬† Later … Continue reading

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