Category Archives: Markets

Paris 2019 – Day 10

The first thing you may notice there was no day 9, well there was a day 9, however it rained on and off most of the day so we limited our activities to research and local shopping to re-stock the … Continue reading

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Paris 2019 – Day 4

This morning we went to the market on President Wilson Boulevard and enjoyed seeing a wide array of products and foods.   After a light breakfast/lunch we took the bus over to the Opera area, this was a big mistake, … Continue reading

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Paris 2014, Day 6

Todays cheese: Roquefort About Roquefort: First evidence of Roquefort was discovered in 79 A.D. when Pliny the Elder mentionned its rich aroma. It was the favorite cheese of Charlemagne. Roquefort is made exclusively from the milk of the red Lacaune ewes … Continue reading

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Musée et Poulet

Up early today for a trip across town to the Musée Marmottan Monet for the Berthe Morisot exhibit.  The museum opens at 10 but they have been working on the M1 so its closed on Sunday morning so we decided … Continue reading

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A Saturday in Paris shopping/window shopping

It Saturday morning here in France and while the rest of you are still in bed getting your beauty sleep Pat and I are up early, well early for us and out the door.  We are head out to checkout … Continue reading

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Sunday: All Over the Map

The flea market at Ponte de Vanves in the south of Paris is a market that is much less structured, more unorganized, and with more frugal finds than the one we visited yesterday. Essentially, the vendors set up tables on … Continue reading

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A Favorite Haunt: Le Marche Aux Puces

There is no better way to spend a Saturday than wandering the flea market located in St-Ouen, just outside the Peripherique at the Clingnancourt metro stop.  Unless, of course, you’re buying! But you do have to thread your way past … Continue reading

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Tour Eiffel, Rue Cler, Isle de la Cite

Saturday was slated to be the Marais – but since it is the Jewish Quarter and the Sabbath, the falafel place is closed. So Plan B is in effect. We walked from the apartment, through Tuileries, past l’Orangerie, Place de … Continue reading

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