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Paris 2011 day 3

On the first Sunday of every month the museums in Paris are free to enter so we planned to visit the Louvre and spend most of the day there.  First we got up and packed and then took the metro to Garre du Nord to leave our luggage in the lockers there.  We had breakfast in the station and then headed back into Paris. Continue reading

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Paris 2011 day 2

Day 2 of our Paris trip was to be a full day of sightseeing.  After breakfast we headed straight to Notre Dame to join the massive queue of people waiting to climb the towers.  On our way we passed the modern art museum (Centre Pompidou) and a collection of odd moving sculptures outside in a fountain.  There are movies of these but I’m not currently allowed to upload them 😦 maybe I’ll upgrade to the account that lets me do that if I like it here!  There was also some pretty cool graffiti. Continue reading

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Paris 2011 Day 1

Helen’s birthday trip 01/07/2011 – 03/07/2011

Helen decided that she wanted to go to Paris to celebrate her birthday this year.  Liz, Harry, Kayleigh and I took the Eurostar out to Gare du Nord to join Helen and Aimee who were already there.  We had decided to do mainly touristy things as Harry had never been to Paris before. Continue reading