S: OCLP.it ~ Paris ~ August 2012
FC: OCLP.it August 2012 | Paris | Ooh La La
1: Our Favorite City. | Excusez-moi?
2: Welcome, my friends, to Paris. Here, have a flower on me. Forget where you're from. You're in France! Children, come! I'll show you that French joie de vivre!
3: "The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page." - Saint Augustine
4: Musee d'Orsay
5: "Think of whatever you are doing as an adventure...." | All about the journey
8: Rue Cler | Picnic
9: Le tour | Eiffel
10: EIFFEL | TOWER | PARIS | Such fine eyes...
11: "For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel''s sake. ~Robert Louis Stevenson
12: But we were in Paris!!! We got dressed up, went out and pretended we were French...or at least got a picnic on Rue Cler and ate on the Champs de Mar | We left London at 6:50am via Eurostar train through the chunnel and entered Paris, France...then we had some confusion getting our key for our cousin's apartment.
15: On our way up the north pillar bypassing the mile long line because we plan ahead...thanks Janeen!!!
16: Good times | Making memories | FRANCE | AUGUST | 2012
17: Bon Jour Paris
19: Arc De Triomphe
21: "Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be. The last of life for which the first was made." ~Robert Browning
26: "Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."
27: "A travel adventure has no substitute. It is the ultimate experience, your one big opportunity for flair." -Massow | Cousins
28: I can't promise to solve all of your problems But I promise you won't have to face them alone. | In order to see where we are going, we not only must remember where we have been, but we must understand where we have been."
30: Looking through these photos cracked us up when we saw that the middle one looked like a hybrid of Janeen's body and Chea's legs! | Paris | 8.12.12 ~Eiffel Tower ~Rue Cler ~Rodin Museum ~Sacre Coeur ~Montmartre ~Bips burgers ~Moulin Rouge
31: Burghers Of Callais | The Thinker | Cathedral Hands ~ The Kiss | Musee Rodin ~ Shades
32: Musee Rodin
34: Fourth time's the charm...on my 4th attempt to climb the cuppola of the Sacre Coeur to see the reputed "best view of Paris" and I finally made it! | Sacre Coeur
41: Montmartre Janeen and I reminisced about being here 10 years ago... "hand in hand with our French man we circled the Sacre Coeur". We ate dinner at a French café, sitting outside to enjoy the ambiance and creme brulee.
42: I love Paris in the springtime, I love Paris in the fall, I love Paris in the summer when it sizzles, I love Paris in the winter when it fizzles I love Paris Why oh why do I love Paris... I just do!
44: Notre dame Point Zero The Center of Paris | "All Paris was spread out at his feet, with her thousand turrets, her undulating horizon, her river winding under the bridge, her stream of people flowing to and fro in the street; with the cloud of smoke rising from her many chimneys; with her chain of crested roofs pressing in ever tightening coils around Notre Dame." ~Victor Hugo
49: St. Chapelle
50: Seine river cruise
53: Winged Victory of Samothrace
61: Our Parisian Moon
62: "Life is a journey not a destination." - RALPH WALDO EMERSON | Vaux Le Vicomte
63: SEEING THE WORLD ONE CITY AT A TIME.
67: On our last day in France we journeyed out to see this beautiful "hunting lodge" of Fouquet that was the envy of Louis XIV and inspired Versailles. | While we were at the inspiration, the Chicks and Thans were at Versailles itself and the lovely Hamlet of Marie Antoinette.
70: Our bags are full. | We headed out with a little baggage to the Gare du Nord for our 14 hour night train bound for Venezia Santa Lucia. Au revoir Paris! Merci Beaucoup for a lovely visit in your fine city of lights.
71: Let the journey begin