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December 2009 Blog Posts (4)

A small gift of flowers

During our stay in the Marie Stuart apartment just off of rue Montorgueil, Parisian Homes was in charge of maintaining our apartment. The office of Parisian Homes was located a short distance away. We visited the office at the beginning of our trip to introduce ourselves to the employees, and get instructions on how to operate the washer/dryer in our apartment. One day we both went out to pick up some croissants for breakfast. We made the mistake of leaving our keys and phone in the apartment.… Continue

Added by Bill Kover on December 26, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Urban cab

While on our last Paris Untour in 2008, I noticed this funny looking vehicle at the Place de Concorde. I have since learned that this is a new way of traveling in Paris, especially on a nice day. It is a hybrid pedal rickshaw that holds two people. It is a pleasant way to see Paris while resting your feet. It is reasonably priced too. We plan to occasionally use urban cabs on our next Paris Untour in 2010.…



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Added by Bill Kover on December 26, 2009 at 11:46am — No Comments

Good article on Leiden

I just came across this article that some of you will enjoy. Leiden is Untours' base in Holland.

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/europe/la-tr-pilgrims22-2009nov22,0,6865321.story

Added by Brian on December 25, 2009 at 11:27pm — 1 Comment

Unique Marais store in Paris

I happened to find this unusual and unique toy store while researching for our 2010 Paris Untour. It looks very interesting. I think we will include it on our list of places to visit.

Paris: Marais' Tumbleweed Toy Store

Video:
No matter what your age, you'll want to visit this whimsical toy store in Paris.
http://video.about.com/goparis/Paris---Tumbleweed-Toys.htm

Added by Bill Kover on December 19, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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