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There are many ways to see Paris. Museum-hopping, church-skipping, cafe-dawdling, wine-sampling, garden strolling… Paris is a big place. Easy to get lost. Not that that’s a bad thing.For a more direct route though, one could follow the Paris Meridian. It’s … Continue reading
Standing out the front of the Louvre is the Arc de Triomphe de Carrousel, a triumphal arch built between 1806 & 1808 to commemorate Napoleon’s military victories. Walk through the arch and Jardin des Tuileries (Tuileries Garden) is amazingly laid out … Continue reading
Everyone has heard of The Louvre. If you haven’t, then go and watch The Da Vinci Code movie, then come back. Try not to let the modern glass Pyramid that dominates the entrance courtyard distract you from the grand Louvre … Continue reading
There is an island in the middle of Paris formed by the meanderings of the Seine River. As early as the 2nd century it was first inhabited by the Gauls parisii, and the island became the centre of ancient Lutetia. … Continue reading