In honor of the French patriotic holiday Bastille Day July 14, 2015, and my French heritage, I thought I would post a few pics from our trip to Paris. Of course I have to include the Eiffel Tower, which is one of our most memorable travel moments. The first time you see the Eiffel Tower […]
We visited Paris and deliberately stayed in the Rue Cler area. It is a wonderful outdoor market area, and the locals abound there. If you like people watching you can spend time there watching the locals buying fresh ingredients for their evening meal when they stop there after a long day of work. We first […]
It was our first time in Paris. We arrived early Sunday am 8/26. We had decided to take the RER to our hotel. We just followed the signs that said ” Trains to Paris”. We bought our tickets in the machine using our credit card. We had notified our bank and credit card company that […]
Our first night in Paris we just had to be sitting near the Eiffel Tower as the sun set. The lights go on at dusk and get brighter as the darkness of the night rolls in. What a spectacular display! The crowd grows as the lights grow brighter. We both agreed that the Eiffel Tower […]
When visiting Paris, Sacred Heart Church is a must see. It is high on a hill, so wear your walking shoes, but it is well worth the hike. And the view of Paris in front of the church is marvelous. The weather was beautiful the day we went and we loved the experience.