Unfinished business with Paris


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July 27th 2007
Published: August 5th 2007
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After the wedding in England some of us headed over to Paris for a few days. Things were going well until I was parted from my everything wallet - passport, cash, and some. The last couple of days were spent rushing round Paris dealing with admin and legalities to enable me to at least get back to London in the interim. Things could have been much much worse, and fortunately I was travelling with family, who helped me out in a big way. Because things were interrupted I feel as though things have been left undone, and I have unfinished business with Paris........



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Louvre MuseumLouvre Museum
Louvre Museum

Never mind any wierd looks you might get, the best way to look at some paintings is to lie on the floor and look up at the ceiling :-)
The Garden of TuileriesThe Garden of Tuileries
The Garden of Tuileries

Walking through the gardens away from The Louvre Museum, toward Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel.
Arc de Triomphe du CarrouselArc de Triomphe du Carrousel
Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel

Built between 1806 and 1808 by Napolean to celebrate his victories.
Avenue des Champs ÉlyséesAvenue des Champs Élysées
Avenue des Champs Élysées

Toward the Arc de Triomphe.
Notre Dame - 'Our Lady'Notre Dame - 'Our Lady'
Notre Dame - 'Our Lady'

Construction of Notre Dame began in 1163, and the catherdral was completed in 1345.


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