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A little bit more time-most eating-in Paris

After our day-long tour of the champagne region yesterday, we are staying in the city for the day.  We did some more walking, but today’s highlight is lunch at La Grande Vefour.  Boris loves to try the historic, famous, and … Continue reading

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New Year’s in Paris

Boris, who has worked hotel and airline points for decades before the rest of us caught on, announced that he had two free nights at a hotel plus additional Hilton points and that we were going to Paris for New … Continue reading

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A chance to see Notre Dame before our visit to see the (European) Mouse

Note:  Most of the pictures in this blog post are of Notre Dame Cathedral as it looked in May 2019, one month after the fire that ravaged the 850-year-old church. So I will start with a bit of background as … Continue reading

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Our last day in Paris

We are headed to London later today on the Eurostar.  After packing, we decided to return to Saint-Germain to have lunch and to see the Abbey Church.  We rode through this area a couple of days ago on the hop-on/hop-off … Continue reading

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Boris’ Birthday in Paris

We spent the morning of Boris’ 60th birthday touring Claude Monet’s farmhouse and Gardens in Giverny, France.  Now the birthday celebration returns to Paris for lunch at one of his favorites, Brasserie Bofinger.  Last time we were in Paris the … Continue reading

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Day touring in Paris Continued

Boris and I continued our tour of Paris via the Hop-on/Hop off bus, leaving behind the Eiffel Tower.  We passed by Les Invalides, more commonly known as Hotel national des Invalides, a complex of museums and monuments dedicated to the … Continue reading

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Day touring in Paris

Our first full day in Paris we decided to renew our connection with the city.  Both Boris and I have visited many times, even before we met.  Although we recommend the hop-on/hop-off buses in whatever city they are offered, we … Continue reading

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A Trip to Paris for Boris

Yes, I know on my last series of posts we were celebrating Boris’ birthday with a trip to Cuba.  However, since he needed to be in London the week after his actual birthday in May, Boris suggested a long weekend … Continue reading

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The Paris Opera House, Place des Vosges, and the Big Splurge, La Tour d’Argent

Today is our only full day in Paris.  Boris and I have both been to Paris before and I was determined to see something new.  Although I have seen the exterior before, I have never been inside the Paris Opera … Continue reading

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