The Church at Auvers, a painting by Van Gogh hanging in the Musee d’Orsay, Paris
Montmartre is my favourite place to stay in Paris and the Sacre Coeur is literally the heart of the area. I hope it won’t be much longer before we view this welcome sight again.
Paris is known as the city of romance and I wouldn’t argue with that. I just loved the togetherness of this couple that I took in Montmartre several years ago.
“A postponed journey means a very special future opportunity.” So say I after having to cancel two booked trips last January, which have now been re-scheduled for early 2020. More of those later, what about the trips actually undertaken in 2019? Athens A late February stay in our central Athens apartment so we could visit […]
Today I do not have the Monday morning blues because a) I am in Paris and b) it is our wedding anniversary. Paris always makes me happy, so here’s a shot I took yesterday.
There is nothing quite like markets to sample the local atmosphere of a destination and the colourful versions in the French capital are no exception. This one springs up most days outside the Maubert – Mutualité Métro on Boulevard Saint Germain.
The actual Tour de France finishes in Paris with a parade up the Champs Élysées to the Arc de Triomphe, so this is where I will finish too. I have visited the wonderful French capital more times than I can remember thanks to Eurostar. If Mrs Wilbur and I do not visit at least once […]