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Musée d’Orsay – A day with Vincent

People who know me will vouch for the fact that I’m pretty vocal (and stubborn) about my views on art, what the world considers artistic and what art should stand for. So it can get a little dangerous for people to hang around with me in a place like Musée d’Orsay in the likely event that I might get a little too vocal! Learning from our Louvre experience with queues,

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Palais Garnier & Musée de l’Orangerie – Meeting Mozart and Claude

There were a few things that needed to be done before we set off on our second day to Musée de l’Orangerie, Champs-Elysees and Arc de Triomphe. We needed to stop at the Tourist Information Office first and get maps and literature to help with the rest of our trip. We also needed to get pre-paid phone SIM cards to call people back home in India. After a wonderful breakfast

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Musée Cluny & Pantheon – When plans change for the better

It was a Sunday…the first Sunday of the month and our very first Sunday ever in Paris! To say we were excited is a complete understatement. It was cold, possibly the coldest I’ve ever felt (coming from Mumbai, India, that’s hardly surprising). Our bodies were still adjusting to the time difference and even though we were tired from a long flight from home, we were up at 5 am, long

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