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Who needs the Louvre?

Inside the grand gallery at Versailles
Fireworks & Thunderstorms - a week to remember in the City of Lights

July 20th 2009
So picking up from where I left off in my last update - as I was arriving in Paris with not a single euro cent in my possession, with which to pay for my accommodation for the week... Much to my relief, the receptionist at my hostel in Paris (which unfortunately was in the suburb of Clichy - at least an hours' walk from the centre of Paris) was prepared to let me check-in that evening (frid ... read more
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