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Despite all of the wonders and delights of Paris that I've discovered in my 18 years of living here, even I have to begrudgingly admit that when it comes to "must see sights", the reality can often be a huge let down compared to the fairy tale image many visitors imagined. Crowds, lines, noise, confusing signage, no restrooms, years of scaffolding for renovations, a lack of any helpful information in English, Artful Dodgers making off with your wallet...it seems there's always something that ruins the "moment".
But not at Château Vaux-le-Vicomte.
Paris in July...ice cream, fireworks, and flowering gardens.
A cruise on the Seine, kissing on the Eiffel Tower, a show at the Moulin Rouge, dinner at the Tour d’Argent...despite the tired clichés, Paris still has all the right ingredients for an unforgettable rendez-vous that fits any couple’s definition of romance.
Everyone says nothing happens in Paris in August. Not true! Here are some of my favorite photos taken this month...
Some of my favorite photos taken this month, mostly during my morning runs...