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Paris Girl's Trip to the French Open 2010

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BC: Au Revoir

FC: FRENCH OPEN 2010 for girls only!

1: Bon Voyage

3: Vive la Paris!

6: Champ de Mars Park surrounding La Tour Eiffel

14: View of la Tour Eiffel from Place de la Concorde

15: 7th Arrondissement view of La Tour Eiffel

17: Petite and Grand Palaises

20: Day trip to Versailles

28: Arc de Triomphe

29: Napoleon Had this Arc commissioned to commemorate his victory at the battle of Austerlitz. Climb 284 steps to the observation deck on top showing beautiful panoramic views of the city

32: Notre-Dame Cathedral dedicated to "Our Lady" (Mary, the Mother of Jesus)

34: Mary, the mother of God, is seen cradling him in the heart of the facade of this church. Below the circular center window are the 28 King of Judah.

35: Central Portal depicting the end of the world with Christ sitting on the throne of judgment, Beneath him are an angel and a demon weighing souls in the balance.

39: Notre-Dame's famous gargoyles represent souls caught between heaven and earth. They also function as rainspouts (from the same French root as "gargle") when there are no evil spirits to battle.

40: Sainte-Chapelle - Fait lux "let there be light." This 13th century chapel was built to house Jesus' Crown of Thorns (now housed at Notre-Dame) . It features 15 separate panels of stained glass (6,500 feet) depicting scenes from the Creation to Judgment Day. Built speedily between 1242 and 1248 for King Louis IX.

44: Post WWI "Lost Generation" American, Sylvia Beach opened Shakespeare and Co. Bookstore. It became a meeting place for writers like Ernest Hemingway, James, Joyce, and George Bernard Shaw.

47: Five -domed Roman-Byzantine-looking basilica took 44 years to build (1875-1919) . The exterior is laced with gypsum which whitens with age.

48: Le Bateau Lavoir A former piano factory converted into an artists studio. Picasso lived and worked here. | Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's House from 1864-1901. | Vincent Van Gogh's house from1886-1888.

49: Montmartre Walk

51: The Red Windmill -- Ooh la la!

52: We're finally here! Roland Garros will never be the same....:)

56: Girls rule!

59: Boys drool!

60: Lovre | Musee du Louvre, Europe's oldest, biggest, greatest, and second-most-crowded museum (after the Vatican) housed in a 16th century palace with a 20th century glass pyramid

62: Tuileries Garden | Arc Du Carrousel

63: Arc Du Carousel

64: Venus de Milo

65: Mona

67: Victoire de Samothrace, 190 B.C.

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Karla Huie
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