Returning from Paris

So, I’m home. Very sleepy and with exceptionally achey feet, but having had a wonderful trip to Paris!

My friend Michelle and I popped over from London for three days of sight seeing, photo taking and general wandering. We were super lucky with the weather, (having expected it to rain the whole time) and it was actually gorgeously sunny!

I’ll be posting more about our adventures as soon as I can, but I thought I’d share my Instagram photos from the trip here in the meantime as a little story in pictures…..

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These boots were made for walking…… and that’s just what we did…. a lot!

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Catching the Eurostar from St Pancras

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First stop, and just six hours after we left the London flat, Musee d’Orsay

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First view of the Sacre Coeur from the Musee d’Orsay clock

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The stunning former train station, now one of the most beautiful collections of art in the world

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A walk along the left bank…. and a crane truck on the Seine

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Ah, love in Paris

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‘Love lock’ love tokens on the Pont des Arts

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Notre Dame

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Il de la Cite

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Champs Elysees from the Arc de Triomphe

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Tour Eiffel from a view finder on the Arc de Triomphe

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Tour Eiffel

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A gargoyle high up at Notre Dame looks out over the city and the Tour Eiffel

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Lunch in front of Notre Dame

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Reflection of Sainte Chapelle in a puddle

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The lower chapel of Sainte Chapelle

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At Sainte Chapelle

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The windows in the upper chapel at Sainte Chapelle

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More Sainte Chapelle….

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And more…..

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And more…..

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Back to the Arc de Triomphe

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Viewfinder view of the Arc de Triomphe

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Arc de Triomphe from Champs Elysees

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Merto

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Our Hotel

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Much needed foot rub

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A most elegant treat

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Carousel and Sacre Coeur

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Sacre Coeur

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The carousel at the foot of the Montmartre Butte

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Paris and the Tour Eiffel from the dome of Sacre Coeur

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Moules Frites for lunch

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Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel at sunset

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The Louvre

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Nearly home

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2 thoughts on “Returning from Paris

  1. You holiday like my brother who can fit more into three days somewhere than most people can into a week. It looks so wonderful. M is keen for us to visit Paris so I will be hitting you up for tips!

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