BETWEEN HEAVEN & HELL: ….(This is an update to earlier essay. I recently passed the Passage D’Enfer and couldn’t resist taking a pleasing detour thru its charmed atmosphere, a virtual step back in time. One of the most amazing, and forgiving aspects of Parisian is how many interesting, entertaining and pleasing world-class activities one can […]

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Small Paris Secret: There ARE many free activities! Example #34? The Louvre! Free on the first Sunday of every month! 60secondparis.com discovers & shares unknown authentic Paris: watch the site for real insider intel (not hot boutiques/restos, or 100€ dessert fads). Real Paris for real Travelers!  ..that Parisians also adore. Louvre’s English site http://www.louvre.fr/en Happy […]

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A French daily, Le Parisien, has written that Clément Ader was the first man to fly (on Oct 9th 1890, 13 yrs before Wilbur & Orville). His plane hangs in Paris’ Musée des Arts et Métiers. The flight was only centimeters high, and but 50 meters in length. So, who knows? (OK, seriously, as an […]

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