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In February/March 1999 we flew to Paris, France for a week. Except for the flowers not yet in bloom, the weather and the pastry were wonderful.

We were able to see and do everything we wanted to. Since we were staying only in Paris we used the Metro to get around. Our hotel was next to the Louvre, so we visited it late one day just to see the main attractions. The rest of the time was spent on the Metro roaming the far corners of Paris.

Besides the obvious sites some of the other things we saw were the Pompidou Centre, Palais Du Luxembourg, Hotel Des Invalides, Tombeau De Napoleon, Opera Garnier, and the Tour Montparnasse. Did I mention pastry?

We took an excursion to Disneyland Paris. This was just a matter of catching a train to the outskirts of Paris that drops you off right at the front gate. Itís very similar to the Magic Kingdom with Fantasyland, Adventureland, Frontierland, Discoveryland, and Main Street USA. Even though the rides were in French, it was still Disney.




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Paris, France - Arc De Triomphe at the Avenue Des Champs Elysees.

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Paris, France - Notre Dame on the Ile De La Cite.

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Paris, France - Did I mention pastry?

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Disneyland Paris, France - Us on Mainsteet U.S.A., does that make sense?

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Disneyland Paris, France - That Cinderella sure had some nice castles.

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Paris, France - Basilique Du Sacre Coeur, try walking up there instead of taking the funiculaire.

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Paris, France - Moulin Rouge, didn't see the show but had to see the icon.

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Paris, France - Tombeau De Napoleon, an incredibly large tomb for a small guy.

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Paris, France - Oh yea.

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