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A long day, ending high above Paris

October 1st 2013
Geo: 48.8566, 2.35097Bonsoir, friends and family:Woke up this morning landing in Paris after a long, cramped overnight flight from Portland to Chicago to Paris. Romanticism left flying a long time ago, I'm afraid.The first adventure was getting out of the massive Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, landing on a bus headed for the Opera House in the middle of the city.The second of what w ... read more
Europe » France

French Flag 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
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