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2012/12/26 Yearly visit of Paris over Xmas
π 2012-12-26 01:01 in Paris, Trips
Like every year, here are a few pictures from Paris over Xmas. This year wasn't nearly as cold, and there were a few nice days:


Louis Vuiton is happy to sell you simple handbags for as many thousand euros you're willing to pay
Louis Vuiton is happy to sell you simple handbags for as many thousand euros you're willing to pay

We then walked by the little Xmas houses (think winter wine and art festival):


Vin chaud. Oui!
Vin chaud. Oui!



Macaroons! :)
Macaroons! :)

Piggie :)
Piggie :)

Chocolate tools and gears
Chocolate tools and gears


Made it to the end, time to turn around
Made it to the end, time to turn around






going nowhere, fast
going nowhere, fast




and we walked all the way back from l'obelisk to the arc the triomphe, time to go home
and we walked all the way back from l'obelisk to the arc the triomphe, time to go home

While there, we also went to see car displays, with went on its own page.

A few days later, we went to visit le Marais, which I actually had never seen before. We stopped by a fair amount of little stores, which my dad loves doing:


Started from centre pompidou, with a silly long line we avoided
Started from centre pompidou, with a silly long line we avoided


awesome scenes from top french movies
awesome scenes from top french movies


that is an inventive bakery :)
that is an inventive bakery :)



Place des Vosges, which I had never seen
Place des Vosges, which I had never seen



House of Victor Hugo
House of Victor Hugo

more stores
more stores


more chocolats
more chocolats




A couple of pictures from Auchan:



And before going home, we went to la Villette, citée des sciences et de l'industrie with special expo on Léonard de Vinci






an actual flying RC bird
an actual flying RC bird

Léonard had thought about it, just didn't have the technology back then
Léonard had thought about it, just didn't have the technology back then


And this is it for Paris this year. Not a whole lot, but I've already posted a lot of pictures in the past.

  • http://marc.merlins.org/perso/trips/post_2006-01-06_Visiting-Paris.html
  • http://marc.merlins.org/perso/trips/post_2007-01-07_Paris-_-Louvre-Photos.html
  • http://marc.merlins.org/perso/trips/post_2008-01-07_1-week-in-France.html
  • http://marc.merlins.org/perso/trips/post_2010-01-04_A-few-pictures-from-Paris.html
  • http://marc.merlins.org/perso/trips/post_2011-12-24_Pictures-of-Paris-over-Xmas-2011.html
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