Category Archives: France, Paris

Paris … skipping the crowds and walking through a city of bones underneath the City of Light: the fascinating and rather ornamental Catacombes de Paris (Catacombs of Paris)

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Just a few hundred metres away from Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris’s second largest cemetery, on a hidden corner of Place Denfert-Rochereau stands a structure that resembles a green Victorian toilet shelter. Contrary to appearances, this is not a public convenience but … Continue reading

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Paris … Jim ‘The Doors’ Morrison’s chewing gum tree, Edith Piaf’s romanticised fake birthplace and the blanket of metro tickets on Jean Paul Sartre’s grave: remembering the famous dead, Parisian style

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In an attempt to start an interesting debate during an otherwise dull and tedious social gathering, I was asked who I would choose from beyond the grave to invite to my ideal fantasy dinner party. Those standing nearby me may … Continue reading

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