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Paris

Day's Slideshow

09h43 Arc de Triomphe

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Avenue des Champs-Élysées
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Arc de Triomphe
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Avenue Loch
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La Defense from the Arc de Triomphe

10h33 to the Eiffel Tower

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World War II Memorial
World War II Memorial
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General George Washington, Place d'éna, at the intersection of Avenue d'léna and Avenue du Président Wilson.
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Eiffel Tower from the Palais de Chaillot.
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Palais de Chaillot
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Base of the Eiffel Tower from across the La Siene and the Pont d'léna
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Looking up the base of the Eiffel Tower

11h02 Parc du Champs de Mars

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Parc du Champs de Mars
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Eiffel Tower
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A chickadee-like bird searching for food at a café in the park.
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Eiffel Tower down Parc du Champs de Mars

11h49 Champs-Elysées

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Esplanade des Invalides, looking north
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Esplanade des Invalides, looking south
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La Siene and the Eiffel Tower.
Notice the flag of the European Union on the boat.
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Champs-Elysees
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Avenue de Champs-Elysees, looking west up to the Arc de Triomphe
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Luxor Obelisk, brought to Paris from Egypt in 1833.
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Avenue de Champs-Elysees, looking west up to the Arc de Triomphe from the Place de la Concorde.
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Avenue de Champs-Elysees, looking west up to the Arc de Triomphe from the Place de la Concorde with the Luxor Obelisk in the foreground.

12h30 Le Louvre

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Eiffel Tower from the Jardin des Tuileries
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Galerie Commercial Carrousel du Louvre from the Jardin des Tuileries
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Galerie Commercial Carrousel du Louvre from the Jardin des Tuileries
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Vendors selling your standard touristie works of "art", with the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel in the background.
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Musée du Louvre
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Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, looking west up the Axe Historique
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Musée du Louvre
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Underneath the famous pyramid entrance.
Interestingly, the underground lobby leads to an underground shopping centre, the Galerie Commercial Carrousel du Louvre.
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The Inverted Pyramid. The roof is the centre of a roundabout with lots of yellow flowers, preventing access.
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The Inverted Pyramid.
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Musée du Louvre

14h04 Along the River

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La Siene
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Notre Dame de Paris, île de la Cité in Paris
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Berthillon Glacier, ice cream parlor, île Saint-Louis.
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