On our first full day in Paris on our own after our tour ended, I had a plan, but we ditched it and decided to just walk. We walked the Champs-Élysées from the Louvre to the Arc de Triomphe where we climbed to the top. A small detour along the Rue St-Honoré allowed us a glimpse of the gate to the Presidential Palace and gave us a chance to visit the original Hermès store to see the hints of its start as a harness and bridle workshop, not to mention the glorious scarves.
This is the day when we said most often, “We’re in Paris!”
There are more photos from our day of walking and the rest of our France trip on my Flickr page: Joy’s Photostream.
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