Saturday, June 4, 2016 June 4th 2016 Paris. A sublime city with all the soaring architecture and gritty street life one could want.
The Seine is at its highest level in 30 years, and some subways are closed, which affected our planning. Our main goals were Notre Dame (Jennie and I had never been inside), Sacre-Coeur, and the Montmartre Cemetery. 10 walking miles later, we had gotten it done. That beer in the Irish Pub sure tasted ... 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