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Rich and Powerful Day 1: Champs Élysées and Shakespeare and Co. 

For the past three days, we have walked where the rich and powerful and walked, and seen what the (sometimes) rich and (undoubtedly) powerful have created. 653 more words

Paris in 5 hours

A trip to France is incomplete without a trip to Paris, everyone knows that. The Eiffel Tower (teenagers making out on the grass), the French language (cab drivers yell at fat tourists), crêpes (my new favorite food group), and Notre Dame (Hunchback wasn’t home) make Paris a beautiful city full of culture and life. 623 more words


Parle françois?

The answer is no. No , I do not speak French. Which became painfully obvious to me last night as we were trying to navigate the metro at 11pm. 334 more words

Paris is always a good idea - Audrey Hepburn

… and a good idea it was.

You have probably heard it before, but I am going to say it again anyway. Paris is absolutely magical. 783 more words


The #StayStrongForOws Cycle to Paris – Part 5

The route towards the Arc de Triomphe would take us along the Route de Suresnes and Avenue Foch, following the blue line of the marathon I had run barely two months previously.   1,305 more words


Paris 2015 - Day 1

Happy Monday friendly faces! Hope your weekend was marvelous, and you enjoyed as much sunshine as I got to. Mine was rather low-key, spent “detoxing” (read: eating loads of fruit and veggies) and going to the gym, but I had a few busy days during the week! 628 more words