Archive for the 'Paris' Category

A London Adventure, With Visits to Westminster, Stonehenge, Oxford, Warwick Castle and More

Mike Padgett -

July 19, 2011 LONDON – When you step off the Eurostar in London’s St. Pancras International Station, one of the first things you’ll see is the colorful Olympics symbol for the 2012 games hanging overhead. Personally, I plan to watch the Olympics on television and avoid the crowds and heavy traffic. London’s veteran taxi and […]

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Wanderings in History in Paris and Versailles, Then Stalled in Traffic

Mike Padgett -

June 19, 2011 PARIS – Erase this escapade from your mind, I keep telling myself. Erase it. Forget it. Focus on the positives. The Eiffel Tower. Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral. Luxembourg Gardens. An evening cruise on the Seine River. Walking in a summer rain and reading a soggy map in a phone booth in […]

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