Category Archives: Paris

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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Quick pic .. Paris – tick tock .. tick tock

Musée d’Orsay  .. from the outside .. .. from the inside .. …eye spy .. Musée du Louvre .. ..eye spy .. … Basilque du Sacré Coeur

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Quick pic .. ‘Bridge of locks’

Crossing over the Seine on the Pont de L’Archevêché the bridge railings are covered in padlocks or love locks!!  The bridge railings are FULL!!  Other bridge railings have now been targeted with love locks by ‘sweethearts to symbolize their everlasting love’  🙂  Once locked in … Continue reading

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Quick pic … Shakespeare and Co. – Paris

Walking back from Notre Dame to the Metro, and one street back from the River Seine, we passed this fascinating shop … There again … another ‘unfortunately we didn’t go inside’ 😦    We were exhausted from our day running around seeing … Continue reading

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We’re back ..

… from an amazing holiday to France.  We did a Trafalgar guided holiday for the first time.  A little apprehensive about the whole bus thing, being herded here and there but it was fantastic.  Our driver Marc and our Tour Director, … Continue reading

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