Having been in Paris a few months now, and being a little bit of a country girl at heart I felt the need for some greenery, some open space and some fresh air, so I looked at the parks on offer and decided on the one that actually advertises itself for this very purpose – The Parc de la Villette, 'a huge space waiting to be explored by city dwellers lacking oxygen!' And I wasn't disappointed! What a fantastic park, it's full of play areas, activities, innovative buildings, sculptures and... plenty of very breathable air.
Monday, October 25, 2010
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
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Thursday, October 7, 2010
Having made the (admittedly, relatively easy) decision to move to France I hopped on the Eurostar a few weeks ago and found myself living in the eleventh arrondissement, working for Feels like home in Paris, and eating a croissant a day... I am very conscious of my good fortune. I have visited Paris before with family and friends but have never lived here so I am looking forward to taking the time to get to know it thoroughly. For the moment I have been exploring this wonderful city daily and discovering new sights, sounds and (very importantly) tastes around every corner.
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Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Included in the program which runs from the 6th of October till the 10th of October this year, you have guided visits of the vineyard, wine tasting, concerts and events throughout the 18th from the Goutte d'Or to Place des Abbesses, lots of animation for the young ones and the young at heart, happy hours, a parade and a musical fireworks show. Now that is a full program!
The parade will take place this Saturday October 9th starting at 3 PM in front of the district's town hall in rue Ordener (metro Jules Joffrin, line 12) and will continue up rue Mont Cenis, Rue Duc, Rue Ramey, Rue Custine, Rue Caulaincourt, Place Constantin Pecqueur, Rue Saint Vincent, Rue des Saules Rue Norvins, Place Jean-Baptiste Clément, Rue Lepic-Rue des Abbesses, Place des Abbesses, Rue Yvonne le Tac, Rue Tardieu and finally Place Saint Pierre. So you can catch it at any point cameras ready.
At 9:45 PM till 10 PM you have the musical fireworks in front of Sacre Coeur.
To all our guests staying at the Montmartre properties, we hope you will enjoy the festivities of this special occasion - Not to be missed.
Find out more information and specific program directly on the official Vendanges site
Photos of the Vendanges courteousy of la fête des Vendanges
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