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Paris 2019 – Day 17

Today was the day for the Musee de Louvre at the east end of the Jardin des Tuileries.  We arrived at about 10 AM and the line was short so we entered through security and down to purchase our tickets. … Continue reading

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Paris 2019 – Day 16

After breakfast we stopped at the butcher shop before leaving the neighborhood and ordered and reserved a rotisserie chicken.  We headed to the Notre Dame because it was a sunny day we were able to get some photos or the … Continue reading

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Paris 2019 – Day 7

As promised, we’re off to visit the remaining 2 streets of the 5 secret streets of Paris La Campagne À Paris (Place Octave Chanute) and La Mouzaïa (Rue de Mouzïa). We began our voyage on the metro and finished a … Continue reading

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Paris 2019 – Day 3

First stop this morning La Pompadour for croissant and a pain au chocolate.  Then back to the apartment for breakfast. About 10:00 we when for our morning walk we walked southwest towards the Jardins Ranelagh, about a 10 minute walk … Continue reading

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3 Village Squares in Paris

Yeah, sure, okay. We get it, starting from now, you’re all going hunting for a spot in the outdoors. So we couldn’t possibly just give you one sunny square to relax in, you need at least 3. These city squares … Continue reading

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Restaurants in Paris

Restaurant List (March 2012) (The star rating is ours and ours alone and is only our opinion) La Cordonnerie ✩✩✩✩ 20 rue Saint-Roch (1st arr.) Traditional french food Cafẻ du Centre ✩✩ 58 rue Montorgueil (2nd arr.) Cafe/bistro fare La … Continue reading

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Kitchen Supplies and Cooking in Paris

Each time we come to Paris we visit the kitchen suppliers who are huddled in the Las Halles area of Paris.  Le Halles used to be the “Belly of Paris” a term made famous by Emile Lola in his book … Continue reading

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Down to Four People: Shamelessly Chic Walk

Lou and Sandy left the apartment early this morning heading home to Virginia via Charlotte.  Mike and I headed over to Detaille to pick up my favorite

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Rainy morning becomes BEAUTIFUL afternoon

We woke late this morning to the rhythm of rain splashing on the balcony and against the windows. After our late night with Alex last night, sleeping in was a well-deserved indulgence.  

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Shopping Day: Oops! Cancelled the Sun Came Out!

We had programmed a shopping day and not a walk today and headed over to Galleries Lafayette to shop for leggings and tights.  The sun came out and we aborted that plan after just an hour in the fabulous store. … Continue reading

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