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PARIS

I first came upon this city by chance in 1972 while living in Madrid. A group of youngs decided to take a curiosity trip to the Eternal Paris of Marlon Brando and Maria Schneider in the The Last Tango in Paris. well it has been a virus of wonderful proportions, now my blog is name after it paris1972. I am sure that once you come here you will get infected too,and then we can trade tips on what is better here at VT ::)

The photo is taken from the north tower at Cathédrale de Notre Dame over looking the spiral tower of the Sainte Chapelle ,the vert galant gardens and the Seine river. Paris is a movable feast!

And many had said it; here is just one!

I love Paris in the spring time
I love Paris in the fall
I love Paris in the winter when it drizzles
I love Paris in the summer when it sizzles
I love Paris every moment
Every moment of the year
I love Paris, why, oh why do I love Paris
Because my love is here
I love Paris every moment
Every moment of the year
I love Paris, why, oh why do I love Paris
Because my love is here
She’s there, she’s everywhere
But she’s really here.

-Cole Porter

Place de la Concorde

One of the best symbols of Paris, the wonderful mythical pl de la concorde. It used to be the Place Royale, or royal plaza, then after the French revolution it was called Pl de la Revolution or revolution plaza and then on the reconciliation of the French people it was call as now Place de la Concorde or undertanding or agreement plaza really
This is a today picture of the tallest Christmas tree in Europe at 35 meters and the view of the magnificent Grande Roue,magical Paris

uniquely Eiffel

looking at the lady you know who , from another angle still the same beauty ,see you in Paris

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:everything for it
  • Cons:nothing against it
  • In a nutshell:The most beautiful city in the world
  • Last visit to Paris: Mar 2014
  • Intro Updated Apr 6, 2014
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    Apr 10, 2014 at 10:09 AM

    New push in parliament to change the régions of France from 22 to 12, another historical mess!!!

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    Apr 10, 2014 at 10:08 AM

    Foire de Paris is coming again for the 110the edition from April 30th to May 11. At Porte de Versailles, 12€ admission. See all that is new and coming to Paris, and France.

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    Mar 31, 2014 at 2:07 AM

    The municipal elections done, and the winner first women mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, PS Socialist Party,(daughter of Andalusia Spain), her party win majority in the Council of Paris that makes the law with a majority of the greens that obtain their highest score in the last 6 years.

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    Mar 30, 2014 at 6:06 AM

    Nearly 500 persons waited in line for 3 hrs in front of the Panthéon to have their picture taken for free with a photo truck of artist JR. The event is to have a huge panel with faces that will cover the cupola of the Panthéon now Under renovation.

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    Mar 16, 2014 at 9:04 AM

    The pollution in Paris getting worse, now new law to have alternating days base on hour vehicule matriculation numbers, pairs and impairs will be apply to Paris and 22 towns in its surroundings or petite couronne from Monday March 17 at 5h30 until midnight. It will be carry on to Tuesday and will be determine if needed to continue with the driving restrictions. The speed limits will be reduced to 60 kph in the BP.

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      Mar 16, 2014 at 12:21 PM

      lol not fair to make them (and my rental cars!) the scapegoat - i think the primus car has even being selling well which was meant to be a major environmental improvement!

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      Mar 27, 2014 at 7:29 AM

      today speak limit in Paris down to 60 KPH!!!on the beltway =BP=boulevard périphérique.

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    Mar 15, 2014 at 12:24 PM

    Again Paris tops, 32,2M visitors in 2013, the tops are British, Americans,Germans, Italians ,and Chinese. 8,2% increase in visits from 2012.Thanks

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    Mar 15, 2014 at 12:23 PM

    due to the high levels of pollution in Paris lately, Vélib bikes and autolib electric cars will be free until further notice.

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    Mar 9, 2014 at 3:18 AM

    Paris CDG Terminal 1 célébrâtes 40 years of opening today!!

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    Mar 7, 2014 at 1:35 PM

    The Théâtre éphémère, that was buiild in the garden of the Palais-Royal during the renovation of the salle Richelieu, has finally been sold to the Grand Théâtre de Genève (grand theater of Geneva) the grand theater of Geneva purchase it as they too will undergoing renovations and closed between July 2015 and August 2017. It will be able to hold 1.150 places (450 more than actually hold).

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    Feb 26, 2014 at 11:36 AM

    Fashion week Paris starts now!!!!

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