Siena to Florence to Paris to Maine to Paris to Providence to Grand Rapids
Monday, April 25, 2011
Paris in 1998 - our first time
Like our trip to Italy in June of 1994, this whirlwind trip to Paris in late April of 1998 set the stage and the tone for what was to come nearly a decade later. Although we only had time to walk from Notre Dame to the Arc de Triomphe, in a matter of hours the two of us we were literally swept away by the very feel of this place. Beyond any sense of explanation, we felt connected, comfortable and, in the years to come a pressing need to return.
But that's another story; for the moment, here's the tourist view from that whirlwind trip: