There are three things to know about visiting Paris in November:
1. It will be cold – meaning many of the fountains will be dormant for winter and the gardens will be limited to a fall array of colors and falling leaves.
2. BUT – There will be no lines or crowds for anything, anywhere, no matter what the monument, museum, or historic landmark!
3. No matter what the time of year, every corner you turn in Paris will take your breath away.
This was our first time in Paris and as I labored over what to write it finally dawned on me (in much the same way as discovering no matter how prepared or what they are called, Escargot is still a snail) – Paris can quite effectively speak for itself.
Part 1: The Monuments
And because it is impossible for me to leave without just one joke…
Mom: “Teen, what did you think of Paris?”
Teen: “It is a great city – but the cheese is too old and the meat too raw…”
Stay tuned for Part Deux…(that is two years of high school French at work!)
For more of Paris:
Part 2. A Paris Perspective: The City
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