Category Archives: Paris

Apartment details

Some of you have asked for details about our Paris apartment.  We booked it throug Homeaway.  Great site.  Extremely pleased.  Everything was as described.  The owner met us at the unit when we arrived and we have his phone number … Continue reading

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First stop… Shakespeare and Company

For the typical tourist sites such as Notre Dame and the Effiel Tower would be their first destinations when in the City of Lights. For us, it is a bookstore. Not just any bookstore, but Shakespeare and Company. The original … Continue reading

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Our Paris Apartment

Here is the view from our Paris apartment, situated in the heart of Paris, just a few blocks from Notre Dame. The neighborhood is filled with cafes and shops.  The metro station is just a block away.  This is the perfect … Continue reading

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Inside Notre Dame

This cathedral is amazing.  I could have spent hours here taking photos.  So many amazing windows casting interesting shadows.  A mass was in progress while I was there and I found the TV screens attached to the pillars in sharp … Continue reading

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The hunchback of Notre Dame?

Images of Hugo’s novel came to mind when I found this haunting shadow cast by one of the “protectors” in the cathedral.

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Windows of Notre Dame

Famous for the rose window at its entrance, the other stained glass windows are also amazing.

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From CDG to Notre Dame

Given that this was my first time in Paris and first time through CDG airport, I was a bit concerned about my ability to easily access the metro. In reality, the only hard part was the 45 minutes I had … Continue reading

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