Posts Tagged “Paris Sites”

The moment I saw The Eiffel Tower, I knew I made it!

By | May 25, 2011

After coffee at Le Depart in Saint-Lazare, I took the RER train to Champs Élysées Clemenceau to start my walk along the avenue of Champs-Élysées from start to end reaching Arc de Triomphe! As soon as you exit, you can see two beautiful buildings being Grand Palais and Petit Palais. The Grand Palais is an […]

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Falling asleep in Notre Dame

By | May 18, 2011

I had a fabulous 30 minute nap in Notre Dame, Paris. I feel asleep on a wooden chair amongst the others praying in the cathedral. I didn’t know where to go and where to turn because I was so exhausted from the jet lag and only having slept 4/5 hours my first night in Paris. […]

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Place des Vosges & Maison Victor Hugo

By | May 18, 2011

Place des Vosages is one of Paris’s oldest squares located in Marais dating back to 1612. It was first commissioned by Henri IV with it’s 36 houses with red-gold brick stones. At first I was confused as to where it was and went into an art gallery to ask for directions. The man looked at […]

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Asking for Directions to Notre Dame in Paris

By | May 11, 2011

Everyone warned me about traveling to Paris not knowing any French could be a problem, because they aren’t too friendly to tourists. Talk about the complete opposite! I met a fabulous French lady in my first hours of arriving in Paris when asking for directions to Notre Dame. She was so friendly and helpful. Her […]

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