Monthly Archives: June 2011

May 11, 2011

Today is “museum day” – after today we’ll see how many more museum days we need.  We know that we can get a 2-day museum pass at any FNAC store ( a kind of media supermarket, one of which is … Continue reading

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May 10, 2011

Day 2 Objective:  Make like hunchbacks and climb the towers of Notre-Dame, then explore the neighborhood of La Marais (the “swamp”).  But first:  a visit to our local Monoprix – a very good supermarche – to buy basics.    We couldn’t figure out … Continue reading

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May 9, 2011

Hi! Welcome to our Paris trip! [Move mouse over pictures to read captions.]                     Bess and Vicki arrive at the apartment on Rue de Palestine in the Belleville neighborhood  at about noon.   Our hosts, Marieke and Andrew, were warm and welcoming and provided … Continue reading

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