Category: Paris

11eme Avenue – Paris

Relaxed. Sipping red. Happy. All around loud, serious, happy, chatting, quiet, reflective, beautiful, 20-somethings. Noise. Traffic. Horns. Voices. Amazing. Leaves fall on Paris streets. I am un-noticed by them. Culturally polite or generationally indifferent?...

Our visit to Basilique de Sacre Coeur

Today we set out on a mini pilgrimage to visit the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. This magnificent building stands high up on a hill overlooking the entire city of Paris.  Likely the highest...

Paris – Day 3 & Journey – Paris to Lyon

We’re on a wonderful train traveling at abou 300 km/h right now on the way to Lyon. This is a nice way to travel. Very smooth, fast, comfortable. Yesterday we got an earlier start...

Paris – Day 3

17 km today! Amazing sites, picnic lunch with icky cheese and good wine in a park and another cheese and meat board for dinner. A great day. Here are some pictures!

Paris – Day 2

We walked 20 km yesterday! I’m feeling a bit overwhelmed by being in the presence of things that are far older than anything I’ve seen before.  It gives some perspective to what the French...

Paris – Day 1

We arrived at 10 am and by the time we got an airport shuttle (train) to the transit and rode that – VERY SLOW – train into the city and got to our hotel...

Journey – Halifax to Paris

We flew via West Jet on a Boeing 737-800.  Very nice craft.  The highlight for me was that the pilot was a freind from many years ago – Kevin Dort.  I’m quite sure that...