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MESOPOTAMIA: The Season of the Great Empires

2020 Arkhaios Film Festival – Virtual Edition Mesopotamia: The season of the Great Empires Alberto Castellani | Italy | 2020 Once upon a time there were two rivers, the Tigris and the Euphrates, which fed and made fertile a land … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: What’s in a Name?

Funny and witty: Le prénom

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23. No Other Lands Their Glory Know

Sunrise in Chantilly… smooth connection in Dublin… SFO Museum… dinner at Tofu Plus… yum 🙂

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7. PARIS: Musée d’Orsay Day

Another Palais Garnier detour… looong line… an online ticket is really useful here… as our schedule was too complicated for this we are on our way to Musée d’Orsay… via Place Vendôme and Jardin des Tuileries… another line to enter … Continue reading

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6. PARIS: Nymphéas

Waterlily day… and the start of an impressionist itinerary… “An astonishing painting, without pattern, without borders”… “there is no sky, no horizon, hardly any perspective or stable points of reference enabling the viewer to orient himself, just completely arbitrary boundaries … Continue reading

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5. PARIS: Right Bank Walk

With big plans for Sunday… and many wishes on the exploring list… we start slow… at Ladurée… in Marais… rue de Bretagne… past Marché couvert les Enfants Rouges… to Place des Vosges for a pique-nique…found Victor Hugo museum closed for … Continue reading

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4.PARIS: Saint-Germain-des-Prés

When in Paris with grandparents… you start the Saturday morning walk in Place Maubert… find the best croissant at Maison d’Isabelle… the many papeteries of Paris… this trail is to be continued… for now only a short&sweet visit at Musée … Continue reading

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3. PARIS: Overview

After a rather chill&drizzle start of vacation in The City of Light here comes the first sunny day… we are a bit late this morning so hop we go by the metro… to the main sightseeing superstar… the 130 year … Continue reading

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2. PARIS: Le Marais

Early morning in Le Marais… earlier than most shops opening time… nice stroll nevertheless… on Rue des Archives… to Rue de Bretagne… past the awakening Marché des Enfants Rouges… Ladurée and Poilâne… to a green, lush corner… the Square du … Continue reading

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1. FRANCE 2019: DUB to Paris

Our last minute trip to Paris took us to Dublin… just for a short stop… and to find out all in the Irish names… or almost all 🙂 Next stop, Paris… main destination, Le Marais! To quote Janice MacLeod from … Continue reading

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