4 March 2024

Monument Monday

 

Inside the Pantheon atop Montagne Sainte-Geneviève in the Latin Quarter, an enormous mausoleum with tombs of Victor Hugo, Voltaire, Alexandre Dumas, Pierre and Marie Curie, Rousseau, Louis Braille, to name a few.
 

1 March 2024

Fountain Friday

 

Niki de Saint Phalle sculptures at the Stravinsky Fountain, Centre Georges Pompidou / Beaubourg

 

28 February 2024

Waffle Wednesday

French gaufres, crêpes, crème brûlées, coffee, hot chocolate and old friends warm up a winter evening.

 

27 February 2024

Travel Tuesday: Savoie-faire


 

 
 
Melting snow meets melted cheese high in the Haute-Savoie region of France.
 
 
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Recommended: fly/drive
 
PARIS - GENEVA
 Direct flight (1-hr 5 min) + car rental (1-hr 10 min drive to Haute Savoie)
 
3 hours (or less) from Paris
 
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26 February 2024

25 February 2024

Sunday driver

 

On certain Sundays during the year classic and vintage cars in top condition converge on la butte.

Above: the driver has stopped for a café