Tag Archives: Paris gardens

Live blog: Parisian Flower Markets

And just when you’ve had enough historical sites, the Parisian flower markets are a blooming sight for my Wisconsin winter-weary eyes. The shopping isn’t too bad either. Advertisements

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Live blogging Paris: Luxembourg Gardens

As with all Medici Parisian gardens, the primroses are gorgeous this time of year, but check out the pleached elms… At least I think they are elms. The time to see them is now, before they become leafy and you … Continue reading

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Paris: live blogging from the Tuileries

The weather here is fantastic…the sun is out, the church bells are ringing, the primroses are in bloom, and February is in fact a gorgeous time to be in Paris. The Tuileries are as well designed as you can imagine, … Continue reading

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Live blogging Paris: Sacre Coeur

The gardens are lovely at Sacre Coeur, not that anyone is looking. But it’s a great excuse to stop when you are marching up the stairs…keep an eye on your purse and avoid men offering to make friendship bracelets…enjoy the … Continue reading

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Live blogging: Notre Dame

Last time, it was roses, now, Camellias. Notre Dame gardens (behind the church, away from the crazy-long entrance line) are still my favorite way to celebrate this magnificent 850 year old church.

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