Just off the train-first stop: The Louvre!
Their caution tape looks like candy cane christmas ribbons
Lots of police that first day-sirens all day, never figured out what was going on
Group of cutie pie little french kids on a field trip that we stood by the hear them speaking french haha
This way to the Mona Lisa!
It was not too crowded at all which was very nice!
Patrick being Mona
Our first lunch in Paris!
ahhh too cute! Marley & Moi!
Getting ready for flowers!
Cute street near Louvre
mmm Angelinas! soo goood!
I just really loved all these little cars lined up here!
Patrick trapped in the street
Peter look-Quicksilver in Paris!haha
Walking down Champs Elysees to the Arc
Walking to the top!
First view of the Eiffel Tower!
Sacre Cour from the Arc
Crazy traffic coming into Paris
The Start of Day 2 in Paris! This is on Rue de Buci right near where we stayed in St.Germain de Pres
We had breakfast and cappuccinos here a few times, right around the corner from us
Starting to walk up the Eiffel Tower!
The elevator going up past us
Taking a break at platform #1
Cute little outdoor patio on somebody's roof
On the boat tour of the Seine
scary faces on the bridge!
People hanging out on Pont Neuf (we will do that tomorrow)
Eiffel Tower in lens reflection-good job patrick!
Eating bread from one of the many delicious bakeries Christine recommended-this one was AMAZING!!
The fields and gardens at les invalides
the thinker @ musee rodin
the gardens @ musee rodin
mmm a delicious cheese chop w/ super friendly french people who were teaching us some basic phrases and about the cheese!
yum...dark chocolate and coconut goodness from maison du chocolat
Eating our just bought bread and cheese @ Notre Dame
another delicous place for hot chocolate: cacao et chocolat!
Ice Cream from Berthillons
Cute street in the Marais
View of the Seine @ night
Went to a really fun bar that was literally down in a cave w/ Cas and some friends, it's called Chez George
Day 3 starts w/ baguettes and cappuccinos @ Paul
My favorite intersection/area in our neighborhood
This place had the most delicoius chocolat walnut cookies! It was amazing!!
@ Poilaine-another Christine recommended boulangerie
the “theater” style seating at cafes cracked me up...all the chairs lined up looking out
Shakespeare and Company! w/ a cute black dog mascot hanging out on the left
Eating lunch on Pont Neuf
The best chocolate chip walnut cookie I ever had in my whole life!!
This is at E. Dehillerin which was like a hardware style cooking supply store-awesome!!
the many sizes of whisks!
Miss Manon...ahh like Manon Sur le Bitume (itunes that movie/short it's worth it!)
more theater set up cafe seats haha
view down from sacre coeur
the tiniest little place-two long tables that you have to climb over to sit on the other side and wine in baby bottles
cas and her friend chloe
A walk by the Moulin Rouge before heading back
Day 4 starts at the Marche Bastille (a huge outdoor market!)
At the Bastille Market, Patrick ordered a "flute" in french, paid and said merci and the guy had no idea we weren't french! success!
cool playground/park that stretched down the middle of the entire street
at the Canal St.Martin
Patrick: “I don't know a lot of French but I think that says 'Ice Cream Palace' and that sounds Awesome”
Back to the Louvre for one last look at the Pyramid
a very dangerous looking jungle gym @ Jardin Luxembourg
Our last day in Paris was beautiful weather and these gardens were packed-but nobody goes on the lawn or else these men in funny outfits and hats will blow a whistle at you to get off haha
Kids run around the pond w/ sticks pushing the boats around
waiting outside laduree (yep we went back for more)
I'm not that into macarons but these were pretty unique (flavors like lime chocolate) and delicous
Our last breakfast/cappuccino stop in Paris before heading off to the airport
Au Revoir Paris!
check out our fun waiter's outfit
cool tube escalators at the CDG airport