Monthly Archives: March 2016

Musee de Cluny, Paris

Musee de Cluny is easily accessible from either Boulevard St. Michel or Boulevard St. Germain or Rue St. Jacques. Its official name is rather long; translated into English, it means Museum of Medieval Art and Thermes (baths). The ancient baths … Continue reading

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Paris in the Rain.

It’s been raining all day as forecast. The city thrums with energy, people run around with their umbrellas open, students manage mostly without. A nice bus driver will wait for you a bit and even open the door to let … Continue reading

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The Miracles of Paris.

French women don’t get fat; they aren’t fat. They don’t dress in bright colors and don’t wear a lot of makeup. In fact, I have seen quite a number of women of all ages without any makeup. I think they … Continue reading

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How to Be a Happy Camper.

In my wanderings around the lovely city of Paris, I never cease to be amazed at how much Beauty I can see everywhere. I even came to the conclusion that through the centuries, the French have developed a high sense … Continue reading

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Easter in Paris.

This year Easter is different. It comes very early, on March 27. DST is on, so we have to remember to spring forward – move our watches and clocks one hour forward at night. NOT necessarily at 2 am đŸ™‚ … Continue reading

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St. Gervais Church, Paris

St. Gervais, Paris. Which Way Is East? Eglise St. Gervais is located east of Hotel de Ville which means City Hall. Rather than trying to follow the Google directions – I mean, did they ever try it themselves, 17 meters … Continue reading

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Bookshops in the Latin Quarter.

Bookshops of all descriptions seem to be in every second door, and sometimes even in every first door I encounter, on any street, near every school, cafe, a souvenir stall. Antique books’  prices at first glance resemble cell phone numbers. … Continue reading

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