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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The Eiffel Tower Has A Suprise For ME!!!

We arrived in the afternoon and after getting acclimated to our beautiful Paris Perfect apartment we decided to take a walk.

My very first walk in Paris!!!!! The charming cobble stoned streets were lined with beautiful little shops.

I love the way the shops seem to specialize in specific items.

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The butcher shop, the boulangier for artisan breads and special pastries, wine, cheese, flowers Oh my!!! I could go on and on.
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We walked about five blocks to go to the street called……

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Can you believe their street signs? Even their street signs are done with an artistic flair.

We stopped at a small café on a corner to have lunch. It actually turned out to be enough food to call it our dinner.

We strolled back to our apartment,  and along the way we stopped by a small Patisserie to pick up some delicious pastries for our dessert, and coffee.

We took our goodies to the apartment where we visited and looked out our terrace at the magnificence of the Eiffel Tower.

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You can see how it looks as the evening progressed.
The Eiffel tower had a surprise for me,  I think it was just happy to see me!!……..

If you want to hear what I have to say, turn on your sound! I forgot videos record voices too!!!


The enchanted home said...

Gorgeous!!!!!! Even the produce is prettier in France:) Glad you are taking us there with you....enjoy every minute!

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Loved hearing your voice. You are so cute and this is such a great time for you. I am so thrilled you are having fun. Love the little shops, fantastic. Hugs, Marty

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Oh, Kathysue..how much fun you are having! I am so happy for you! I knew you had been to Rue Cler when I saw some of the photos. Don't you love that little street? And the Eiffel Tower must be glad to see you! lol I am so excited that you are really there in Paris! Can't wait to hear more!...hugs...Debbie

Toy Carli said...

Congratulations! You're there! Love the pictures. Looking forward to more. This is a great way to document or journal your trip as well. I'm so happy for you both.

carolyn bradford said...

Oh, how fun! This makes me want to be there so badly! Have a wonderful time and tell us all about it so we can imagine! These pictures were simply gorgeous!

vignette design said...

The time of your life! Yes, that's what you are having!
Sparklers! Wow! The Eifflel Tower was very happy to see you. Loved hearing your sweet voice. ~Delores

Patty Day @Pattys Epiphanies said...

You are experiencing a trip of a lifetime....First that amazing, gorgeous apartment...how did you ever find it?....and now the City itself! Stop, take a breath, and try to capture exactly what you are thinking each and every moment. That way your memories will be so powerful!

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Low Tide High Style said...

So glad you are having a wonderful time in Paris! It truly is a magical city...and the sparklers are the icing on the cake! ;-)

Enjoy the rest of your trip!!


Anonymous said...

C'est belle! Have a wonderful time...that apartment view is to die for.

bonne nuit

Diane said...

What an amazing view you have..we are in England right now...hop the channel and come visit!

Sarah said...

Oh, Kathy Sue, you are staying in my neighborhood. Paris is magical! Enjoy every minute, my friend. Keep posting the photos. I feel as if I'm there in my favorite city...........Sarah

John said...

I know we're not supposed to "covet" but dang I envy you guys and I'm sure you're having the time of your life. Went to Paris once as a chaperone on one of the EF trips when my daughter was about 14. Had a wonderful time even riding herd on the kids who were really great to be with. Savor the memories of your trip.

Victoria said...

How fabulous. I am sooo jealous, but I'll have to settle for the photos.
X), Victoria

Julie Taylor and Danni Greenwalt said...

Looks beautiful. Take lots of pictures. I have never been there.

Woodside Park said...

Kathysue -
I am soooooo jealous!!! I was away in Maine, and did not know you are in Paris. Imagine my surprise!!! Soak it all in, my friend. I hope you will visit the flea markets....email me if you have any questions / need anything:


Take care!

Babs said...

Kathysue, Love the little shops and how beautifully they were "merchandised"...and I'd say the Eiffel Tower WAS glad to see you. Thanks for sharing your trip to Paris.

Ink, paper and BLING! said...

I just came across your blog while searching for table scapes for thanksgiving. You see I am Canadian and our Thanksgiving is in a couple weeks. I live in California and I find it hard to find things that remind me of home. YOu remind me of my friend, and for that I thank you. I like you blog very much.

Mary Ann Pickett said...

Bonjour Mon Amie!!! Wish I was with you!

Unknown said...

Lucky you! That is my favorite place on earth. You will make memories that will be forever etched in your heart. Enjoy every second.

Elizabeth @ The Little Black Door said...

You lucky lady!! Enjoy your fabulous trip!


I took my stepdaughter to paris for her college graduation....which was 15 years ago.....I really need a trip back there! So glad you are there and having a blast.