Category Archives: Paris

Overnights at Hotel Astor Saint Honoré in Paris

During our long lovely holiday in Bulgaria and France last summer, there were three occasions on which we stopped in Paris on our way from one place to another.  Each time we spent an overnight on Saturday going into Sunday, … Continue reading

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Père Lachaise Cemetery on Our Last Day in France

After a month of days in Europe, first in Bulgaria, then in France, our time away had finally come to a close.  We had part of one last day in Paris, before we boarded an afternoon flight back to New … Continue reading

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Musee Jacquemart-André and King Falafel in Paris

Our time in France was coming to an end.  We got up early on Saturday, July 16th, rode the train from Rouen to Paris’s Saint Lazare station, and saw our friend Faith to a taxi to take her to the … Continue reading

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Paul Klee Exhibit Irony at Work Centre Pompidou Paris

Over three days at the end of June, Therese and I traveled a great distance: first from Veliko Turnovo to Sofia, Bulgaria by bus; then from Sofia to Paris, France by plane; and then finally, by train from Paris to … Continue reading

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Sunday in Paris at Eiffel Tower and Musee d’Orsay

A very successful first day in Paris with our friend Faith lead smoothly into a second day, finishing up the weekend and filling in some more blanks in the beginning of our friend’s exposure to France. We left our comfortable … Continue reading

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Sainte Chapelle Hidden Gem on Paris’s Île de la Cité

If you don’t know where Sainte-Chapelle is, you might not find it.  I’m sure there are many people who visit Paris, prowl all around the Île de la Cité and never notice it’s there.  And there is a good reason for … Continue reading

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Notre Dame and Sainte Chappelle on Faith’s First Day in Paris

After two weeks in the comparative quite and slow pace of Rouen, it was a bit jarring at first to be back in Paris.  But being there to meet our friend Faith, to introduce her to the city at the … Continue reading

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