Monthly Archives: April 2016

Trinite Church, Paris.

What does one do on the last day in Paris? Obviously a multitude of things. The sky is blue, the day is nice, warm and long. There’s time for everything and anything! At about 9 a.m. I confidently sail out, … Continue reading

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The Gobelins.

The Gobelins wee a family of dyers who became well known in the 15th century. In the early 1600, King Henri IV bought or rented factory space, and the famous manufacture (factory) was built at what is now Avenue des … Continue reading

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A Month in Paris.

Walking around for a month, feeling more confident, recognizing lots of landmarks, using the buses makes one think that it is now easy to find any place. It’s a gorgeous sunny day, so I checked Google maps and my paper … Continue reading

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The Little Prince, Paris.

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery is a book from our childhood. When I saw an announcement that an exhibition celebrating the book’s 70th publishing anniversary opened at the city hall, Mairie 5eme Arrondissement, I decided I had to … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the White Cloaks, Paris.

Paris is a city where one can make new discoveries every day. I went to look at St. Merri’s church again, and to buy the delicious baguette aux noix, bread with nuts, in a bakery nearby. Then I walked a … Continue reading

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Rue Saint Martin, Paris.

I took bus #21 to Rue Rivoli intending to simply stroll around, window-shopping, studying passers-by, enjoying occasional sight-seeing. As I walked along the left hand side, leaving Le Louvre behind me, I spotted first a very nice patisserie and then … Continue reading

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Eating In and Eating Out.

Living anywhere, even at home, for a month gives one ample opportunities to compare options. In Paris, all the food is very tasty, and there is always something to choose for any palate, jaded or not. Staying at a hotel … Continue reading

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