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Paris in the Spring


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My 8 month adventure can definitely be called a round the world trip. Landing in Paris was the fourth and final continent of my journey. I met Maddie for her first trip outside of North America to tour around the city of love. We had a jam packed three days because I wanted to make sure I could show her all the highlights!
From Notre Dame,

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To the locks of love,

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Views on the Seine,

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The Louvre,

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And Basilica Sacre Coer,

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To the Moulin Rouge,

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Views from the Arc de Triomphe,

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And of course... the Eiffel!!

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My favourite thing about being back in Paris this time was the season. Spring looks good on this city!

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We took a bus tour,

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We wandered the streets,

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And we even managed to see the Tower sparkle every night. Without a doubt it was Maddie's favourite thing. Making it totally worth it for me to visit the city a second time to share in all her excitement.

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A highlight for me was a visit to L'Orangerie, my favourite gallery of impressionist art and Monet's water lilies..

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We also spent a day at the Chateau Versailles..

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Seeing the palace for the second time I was no less impressed with the grandeur and I enjoyed a second opportunity to marvel at the extravagance in the details..

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We finished the trip off with a walk and picnic in the gardens.. not a bad lunch spot!!

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While I can't say I had ever planned to make a second trip to the capital of France, it started our sister trip off right! Busy, beautiful and...... fun. (I couldn't come up with another 'b' word to complete the alliteration :) )

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Posted by elliehirch 13:03 Archived in France

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Fun pictures. We were there the day the love locks became so heavy they pulled down a section of the Pont des Arts. That was scary!

Sounds like you and your sister had a grand time.

by Beausoleil

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