Au revoir Paris June 20th 2009 Day 2 of my Parisian adventure! I started with my favourite pass-time of wandering around the small streets (this time around La Bastille). I had lunch at a cozy little café, and then metro’d over to Notre Dame de Paris.
I had to walk through the Latin Quarter - again the architecture is lovely, but I didn‘t get to enjoy it long. About 5min into my walk it started to pour, and I mean P ... read more
Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more