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weight of history

Histories and Mysteries – Place St. Sulpice

Exploring New Neighborhoods – St Sulpice   Like most large cities, Paris is subdivided into functioning neighborhoods—communities containing all the resources supporting daily life.  It will take us years, if ever, to become acquainted with all of Paris’ neighborhoods.  Each … Continue reading

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Paris Surprises – What’s in a Name?

October 3, 2017  Surprises: Place de l’Estrapade   Paris is full of surprises, often where they’re least expected.  The other day, Nancy and I set off to revisit the haunts of our first shared visit to Paris in 2013, rue … Continue reading

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History Lies Heavy

Last evening, we were strolling by the Luxembourg Garden, casually looking at the giant photos posted on the iron fence around much of the Garden's periphery. it was a massive exhibit celebrating the hundred year anniversary of World War I, … Continue reading

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