Louvre July 23rd 2012 The alarm rang at 6:00 am. Even though we were to bed early, I felt like I was playing wake the dead.
After a refreshing shower and some getting it together, we headed out for breakfast at Zinc, recommended by Jordan. The chef was not anywhere to be found so the omlettes were off the menu, but the butter fresh croissants did the trick.
Close to the Metro, we purchased tickets and took the nu ... 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