Month: March 2013

  • A little over a week ago, winter made a roaring comeback in Paris – just before the official start of spring. The snow, la neige, started falling late Monday night and big flakes kept coming the entire next day. When I ventured out Tuesday morning to go to a meeting, Paris buses were still running but…

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  • In our last article, we saw the Seine at its most pleasurable. This week, we take a look at the river’s more tumultuous and even dangerous side. It might be easy to imagine that the Seine flows peacefully along day in and day out, year in and year out. Not so. The river possesses a history of…

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  • What would Paris be without the Seine? The picturesque waterway has been a great geographic, economic, social and artistic force since the city’s earliest days, long before the Bateaux mouches and Paris Plages showed up. Its peaceful waters reflect some of the most prestigious architecture in Paris, including the Louvre, Musée d’Orsay, Institut de France,…

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