We have spent a few interesting days in Paris visiting some old favourites and also taking in some new museums etc. Today we spent most of the day at the Musee d'Orsay which has a great collection of Renoirs, Monets etc. Crowds were low so we actually were able to see far more of the collection than we have on previous visits which was great. Yesterday we visited Sainte Chapelle with all it's stained glass. Security was extremely tight so the wait to get in was...
Christmas in Europe 2014-15
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Our visit to Paris this time has proven to be an interesting one. We arrived in the middle of the "je suis charlie" situation. The city is full of gendarmes and army personnel and yesterday an estimated 2 million people joined a solidarity march through the streets. There were people everywhere, spilling from the route of the march into the many side streets along the way. From our apartment we could see the crowds so we want down to walk and support them. A tru...