Tag: Seine

12 days of Christmas: day 12

Look closely at the photograph and I think you’ll realise why I’ve chosen it for this year’s Christmas Card. I took the photograph on a wintery day on our December 2018 trip to Paris where my beloved visited Notre Dame. Sadly it was ravaged… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas: day 12”

More Postcards from Paris III

The temperature dropped on Saturday so we broke out the cashmere and thermals! The previous days, we’d seen signs all around Le Marais for “Brocante” which is one up from a “Vide-Grenier” (aka Car Boot Sale). On Saturday morning, when we headed to our… Continue Reading “More Postcards from Paris III”

More Postcards from Paris II

On Friday, my beloved chose to visit the Musée Marmottan Monet in 16th arrondissement. According to Bing maps, a mere 90 minutes on foot from where we were staying. We decided to walk along the Seine towpath which gave us a slightly different perspective… Continue Reading “More Postcards from Paris II”

Postcard from Paris

I have spent the past three days pounding the pavements of Paris, the world’s most visited city. Like all great cities, you see far more if you religiously navigate its various quarters on foot. Although I always have a small map, just in case,… Continue Reading “Postcard from Paris”

Parisian diary

I took the train from Antibes to Paris: just over 5 hours door-to-door and a bargain at Euros 80 for a first-class return. I passed the journey lost in the pages of Sir Chris Hoy’s biography a very readable adjunct to “Heroes, Villains and… Continue Reading “Parisian diary”