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French Fridays – Bastille day in Paris and fireworks

Bastille day in Paris and fireworks. www.mommakingmemories.com

DAY 14 Saturday

Bastille day… and my last day in Paris!! We woke up early to see everything that we still wanted to see. We started taking pictures of the little church that we missed previously. It was still beautiful. A man thanked me sincerely after I gave him my last money. Continue reading French Fridays – Bastille day in Paris and fireworks

French Fridays – Exploring the Panthéon, Grande Arch and the view from the Arc de Triomphe

Pantheon in Paris. www.mommakingmemories.comDAY 12 Thursday

It was sad to realize my visit in Paris is almost over. I decided to start my day at the Panthéon. We will go to the Grande Arch later in the afternoon; and then to see the view from the Arc de Triomphe.  Continue reading French Fridays – Exploring the Panthéon, Grande Arch and the view from the Arc de Triomphe

French Fridays – Paris on foot

DAY 2 – Monday

Getting a Museum card

My husband left early for work, so that was my first day alone on the metro. Finding the station without any problem I took my seat and watched the other people. Most of them sat with a blank face, but there was a young couple talking excitedly.

My first stop was at the Arc de Triomphe for a museum card. Still a bit afraid of the metro I walked where I wanted to go.
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French Fridays – Arrival in Paris

DAY 1 – Sunday

The airplaneArrival in Paris. French Fridays

I don’t like flying. So it is safe to say even though I was very excited about our planned holiday I was very afraid of getting there. In retrospect there was nothing to complain about and I actually had a good night’s rest on the plane.

We landed on a Sunday morning and got a taxi to take us to the hotel. The hotel where we stayed is located just outside Paris. Continue reading French Fridays – Arrival in Paris