Tag - Paris

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Pickpocketed in Paris! Tips To Avoid It Happening To You
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Mont St. Michel – The “Island” Abbey
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Photo of the Day – The Louvre
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Photo of the Day – Notre Dame
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Photo of the Day – Cheers at Sacre Coeur
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Photo of the Day – Sacre Coeur at Night
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Paris, France – The City of Lights

Pickpocketed in Paris! Tips To Avoid It Happening To You

It was only an hour and a half train ride from Brussels to Paris, but that small distance was enough to tear us forcibly from the imagined safety and naivety of travel we’d been experiencing so far. Ireland and Belgium had spoiled us. The people were friendly and we trusted […]

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Mont St. Michel – The “Island” Abbey

You could see it from miles away! We were driving toward the coast and there it was, rising out of the sea like something from a Star Wars movie – a city in space. Only this city was the Abbey of Mont St. Michel and it was on the Normandy […]

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Photo of the Day – The Louvre

The Pyramid of the Louvre built in 1989 mixes the old architectural styles with the new.  Not everyone is a fan though!    

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Photo of the Day – Notre Dame

After a long day of touring around the city it was nice to relax in front of this architectural marvel and do some reading and journal writing.  Of course we had to glance up from our work on occasion to do some people watching too!   Safe travels!

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Photo of the Day – Cheers at Sacre Coeur

After climbing almost 250 steps to the highest point in the city, we felt we earned a toast with a view! Cheers!

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Photo of the Day – Sacre Coeur at Night

One of the most visible and beautiful landmarks in Paris, Sacre Coeur Basilica towers over the city from it’s perch on Monmartre Hill.  During the day you can climb the 402 stairs to take in all the majesty the building offers – perhaps taking a stop on the lawn on […]

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Paris, France – The City of Lights

You can feel the excitement in the words from our travel journal! We had made it to Paris, the spectacular City of Lights. The first few days had a bumpy start – from getting pickpocketed (TWICE!) to learning our way around Metro systems and trying out awkward French phrases we’d […]

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