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Highlights of Paris

Paris is such a huge city with an estimated population of more than two million and a metropolitan population of over 12 million, covering about 105 square kilometres, we could barely do it justice in the short period of time we had.  

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Turning 50 in style in Paris

Andrew and Alyssa arrived first thing on Friday morning after an overnight flight from Toronto.  I was so anxious to see them, I barely slept at all the night before.  Funny how I have managed for almost a year without them (and them without me), but once I knew they were coming, I could barely contain my excitement knowing they were on their way.  

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Paris – before the kids arrive

We arrived at our apartment in Paris around 6:00 on Wednesday evening.  The apartment was in the garment district in central Paris within walking distance to most tourist attractions.  We found the apartment on airbnb.com

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A soft landing in Newark, England

After walking the Camino de Santiago, Chris and I felt drained both physically and emotionally.  I didn’t even feel like writing which was a sure sign of fatigue on my part.  (My apologies for such a long absence on the blog!)  

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