If you love the Impressionists, you must go here. If you do not love them, you must still go here. * * !(/img/2018/04/B788EFFC-327A-4DB8-BAA6-2BF9C42A84C5.jpeg) * !(/img/2018/04/1E832714-A3A6-4B17-A6E4-F7A1279993B5.jpeg) * !(/img/2018/04/FAC4AB52-56A2-4282-97B3-A372AB223243.jpeg) This is the reason we came.
Today we walked a moderate distance, only ~14,000 steps. We started off going to a place neither Sarah nor I have ever been. On Île de la Cité, there is a church, hidden within the current Palace of Justice (e.
If you get a chance, go here. There are those twanky little stores that you find in various cities. Some have interesting books, some have art that is ‘off the beaten path’ in various ways, and some are just magnificent in their own right.
Today started a bit earlier—ok not that much, we did stay up until 23H at a cafe having a bit of wine. Today we wanted to get up to Montmartre and see Sacre Coeur and shop for art amongst what is left of the Bohemians.
Had a LONG sleep last night. It was marvelous after such a crappy crossing the night before. Woke up to the sound of the church bells, “was that 9 gongs?” No, it was more like 10 by the time we got up.
So here is the canonical question, “What do I need to pack for this trip?” Well, I’m taking trying out a few new things for this trip to Paris. I’ve ditched the old carry-on (after literally years of toting around the globe) and gone with something more Euro-trekky.