Friday, October 29, 2010

Catching up

I apologize for my lack of posts.  Once Alex got to Paris I got naughty about posting.  I'm back home now but will continue our adventure in chronological order.

 Note:  This post has many photos


Although I had done a ton of research before going and had a notebook of things to do/see etc. there were many things not in my book that you'd find in any Paris guidebook.  For example going to the Louvre - a no brainer.  Tuileries wasn't in my radar at all but one day Alex and I decided to go to "Le Carrousel du Louvre".  This is a "mall" below the Louvre.  I believe their website says there are 45 stores...felt more like 20 but it passed the time. 

On our way there we strolled through Tuileries Garden which is right next door.  It was a lovely day and there were a ton of people there.  It's a lovely place and nice to get away from the asphalt, people and traffic.

He might be saying "Noooo not again!" hehe

The following day we happened upon a crowd right around the corner from my apartment putting on make up for this:

Its my understanding that Paris isn't the only city that does this annually but it was new to me.  We missed seeing the numerous "zombies" on their walk but spent quite a long time watching them prepare for their journey.

"Zombies (are) were people too"

~ L


Je m'appelle Cynthia said...
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Je m'appelle Cynthia said...

I walked through the gardens too - but we were supposed to eat outside but the garden dining was closed due to some sort of construction. So we ate at a touristy place across the street on the corner.

Anyway, lOVE the Zombie walk idea. Thanks for the sign translation!

You are right how so many things pop up and you land upon them during your travels which are not in any tour guide or on any blog. That's YOUR PERSONAL PARIS.


PS Previous comment deleted to fix typo!
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