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Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris October 4th 1974

Day 22 Friday Patricia Dorsey Murphy 4 Oct 74 Paris Leaving early for airport and home!!! New York at 1:00 good flight..good to be home Dianne Dorsey Parker Gilbreath Place: Paris & New York Weather: cool & clear Left the hotel early for the airport. Still a little cold. Said goodbye to Paris. Finally got cleared through Airport with passport, etc. and boarded another 747. Wasn’t crowded this time. Took off about 10 AM Paris time. Was a very good flight and meals were good. Arrived in New York about 1:00 pm (our time). Got through customs, etc., and then had to wait until 4:30 PM for flight home. We waited in Kennedy A/P with Karen & Pat from Florida. (Very nice nurses). The plane home seemed slow, but finally made it and was so happy ... read more

Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris October 3rd 1974

Day 21 Thursday Patricia Dorsey Murphy Paris Rainy cold Took a tour all around city. In the afternoon Di and I went to the Louvre. Saw the Mona Lisa, Venus Di Milo, Winged Victory..many great paintings. Went to a place called the New Eve for a show and Eve for another show. .got back about 12. Dianne Dorsey Parker Gilbreath Place: Paris, France Weather: cold Went on a tour this morning and saw Napoleon’s Tomb, Arc of Triumph and Eiffel Tower. Also saw Notre Dame and the Louvre. Saw the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo. The Louvre was fabulous!! Got on the subway to the hotel and got a little lost but with help, finally made it. Went out for the last night to the “New Eve” and had a great dinner and floor show. ... read more
Notre Dame

Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris October 2nd 1974

Day 20 Wednesday Patricia Dorsey Murphy Paris Overcast I got sick today and went to bed early. We went on a night tour but it was too rainy and cold to see anything. Dianne Dorsey Parker Gilbreath Place: Paris, France Weather: cold & rainy Headed for Paris this AM. It rained and was cold when we arrived there. We took a tour of the city at night and it was a beautiful city in lights. Patty got sick however and felt awful. ... read more
Outside Paris

Europe » France » Île-de-France » Antony June 25th 1964

Evidence from passport stamps suggests that we made two forays into France. On the first of these it looks like I went with Dad in late June, with Mum then joining us later, and the three of us then all making our way from there on to Switzerland. It seems that the three of us all then went back for a second time for a week in late August. The Channel Tunnel was only a pipe dream (no pun intended) in 1964, and on at least one of these trips we caught the overnight train from London to Paris. I remember being awoken in the middle of the night by the noise of the train being loaded onto the ferry, and then waking up in the morning to find us rolling through the fields of northern ... read more
Eiffel Tower
Napoleon's Column, Place Vendome
Notre Dame

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