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kwassa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-19-10 08:04 AM
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6. We checked in our hotel, left our bags, and then walked Paris for 11 hours.
It is just a great walking city, the older parts of Paris. I'd like to live there for a year .... if somebody would simply finance me.
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  -Have you ever gone around the streets of Paris at Google Earth Street level? MrScorpio  Apr-19-10 07:44 AM   #0 
  - I did it once while enjoying a handful of freedom fries.  Happyhippychick   Apr-19-10 07:50 AM   #1 
  - ask for "french fries" in France, and, outside of doing so at the local McDonalds,  zbdent   Apr-19-10 08:32 AM   #18 
     - they are called chips  happy_liberal   Apr-19-10 11:19 AM   #44 
        - Or pomme frites.  Kalyke   Apr-19-10 11:40 AM   #47 
           - I like, and have often adopted, Holland's condiment for fries ...  zbdent   Apr-20-10 03:06 PM   #50 
  - All of Europe (and most of the world) is better than we are at developing its public spaces  Orrex   Apr-19-10 07:51 AM   #2 
  - Even in historical sites. South Street Seaport in NYC, for instance. It's small, evocative and  KittyWampus   Apr-19-10 08:15 AM   #10 
  - Ah, Parisians! Their dogs snuggled at their feet while they dine on the best of the best, butter  Ninga   Apr-19-10 07:55 AM   #3 
  - What a picture you paint, I can see it, smell it and feel it under my feet.  Lost4words   Apr-19-10 08:01 AM   #5 
  - Since my youth long gone is truly lost, & having nothing left to lose I say grab that  Ninga   Apr-19-10 08:17 AM   #11 
  - if I could find a job for a few months I would,..........  Lost4words   Apr-19-10 08:21 AM   #13 
  - Ahh, the bread...  bikebloke   Apr-19-10 09:14 AM   #39 
  - The young Muslims riot for 3 months. It's nice to romanticize about European countries.  KittyWampus   Apr-19-10 08:19 AM   #12 
     - A Greater Truth was never uttered!  Lost4words   Apr-19-10 08:24 AM   #15 
     - Agree.  KatyMan   Apr-19-10 08:46 AM   #27 
        - And the eiffel tower stinks...literally  happy_liberal   Apr-19-10 11:37 AM   #45 
  - I have never been to Paris, Cann and Nice, wounderful!  Lost4words   Apr-19-10 07:57 AM   #4 
  - I've been to the South of France  MrScorpio   Apr-19-10 08:13 AM   #9 
  - And you can spell Cannes too! I never remember,  Lost4words   Apr-19-10 08:30 AM   #17 
     - No, we didn't make it there  MrScorpio   Apr-19-10 08:43 AM   #24 
        - I understand, it wasn't far. I love driving in foreign countries so we did some cruising  Lost4words   Apr-19-10 08:48 AM   # 
  - At the risk of making an already popular place more popular -  GoneOffShore   Apr-19-10 09:03 AM   #35 
  - We checked in our hotel, left our bags, and then walked Paris for 11 hours.  kwassa   Apr-19-10 08:04 AM   #6 
  - Absolutely!  Tracer   Apr-19-10 08:09 AM   #7 
  - And yet they can't afford to repay Haiti the 21 Billion dollars they stole  populistdriven   Apr-19-10 08:12 AM   #8 
  - But a Black man or woman could walk into a resraunt in France in 1922 and not be shot  Lost4words   Apr-19-10 08:34 AM   #19 
  - Excellent point  malaise   Apr-19-10 08:34 AM   #21 
  - It's a good way to pick hotels.  QC   Apr-19-10 08:23 AM   #14 
  - We found wonderful flats  titoresque   Apr-19-10 08:48 AM   #29 
  - Try renting apartments.  GoneOffShore   Apr-19-10 08:51 AM   #30 
  - I've been three times. Paris has always been included in my  Fire1   Apr-19-10 08:29 AM   #16 
  - Can Someone Please Tell Me How to Access This?  lse7581011   Apr-19-10 08:34 AM   #20 
  - Here you go  fishwax   Apr-19-10 09:08 AM   #37 
     - Got it!  lse7581011   Apr-19-10 09:21 AM   #42 
  - I went to Paris for my honeymoon...  HipChick   Apr-19-10 08:39 AM   #22 
  - I've been there twice  titoresque   Apr-19-10 08:42 AM   #23 
  - I've heard  90-percent   Apr-19-10 08:44 AM   #25 
  - The Reston planners made a total effort to do that  MrScorpio   Apr-19-10 08:46 AM   #26 
  - Just came back after 9 days there.  GoneOffShore   Apr-19-10 08:48 AM   #28 
  - It's great to do without turd-hopping  Loge23   Apr-19-10 08:56 AM   #31 
  - You know, I love Amsterdam and Maastricht in the Netherlands  MrScorpio   Apr-19-10 08:58 AM   #33 
  - Depends on the "quartier"  GoneOffShore   Apr-19-10 09:18 AM   #41 
  - I lost 4 pounds walking around Germany as I was eating as many different foods  LetsgoWings13   Apr-19-10 08:56 AM   #32 
  - When I was kid, I could walk to Downtown Detroit  MrScorpio   Apr-19-10 09:00 AM   #34 
     - In Germany you could just walk to a different city, they are that close. here they are not, so  LetsgoWings13   Apr-19-10 09:05 AM   #36 
  - That's just central Paris..  JackDragna   Apr-19-10 09:10 AM   #38 
  - I did the Google street trip through Basle.  bikebloke   Apr-19-10 09:16 AM   #40 
  - whoa, cool!  happy_liberal   Apr-19-10 12:00 PM   #48 
  - I have fond memories of the week I spent there several years ago.The French know how to LIVE.  patrice   Apr-19-10 09:24 AM   #43 
  - yes i've gone street view all over the world where-ever it's available...  Ysabel   Apr-19-10 11:39 AM   #46 
  - Yes, I have.  Cleita   Apr-19-10 12:03 PM   #49 

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