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Week 3 in Paris

Week 3 in Paris

June 22, 2008 No Comments

How can it be my last week about to commence?? I’ve had a simply wonderful time, and am loving every minute of being here – living here – and can’t wait till I return next year. I’ve been unable to write for a week while I was teaching my silk painting workshop, which included lunches […]

Day 07 : Rain, beautiful buildings, art exhibitions

June 12, 2008 2 Comments

Thursday : Today was a great day – stormy and wet – but lots to see and do. I took some photos in the Metro, and show just a couple of them here. Above: you can find maps everywhere in the metros to find where to change trains. In the photo above is a map […]

a night in paris, art exhibition, paris american academy, rmit melbourne, teena hughes, vernissage

Day 6 : Exchanging money for Euros

June 11, 2008 1 Comment

The Euro – and how much or how little you’ll get in exchange … Before you leave your country to travel to a foreign land, it’s a good idea to exchange an amount of money which will be at least enough for a taxi when you get to your destination. I recommend exchanging around $A100.00. […]

apartments in paris, australian dollar, euro, exchange rate, teena hughes

Day 5 : around the 18th arrondissement

June 10, 2008 No Comments

The word ‘arrondissement’ means ‘district’, and there are 20 districts in Paris, numbered by their postal codes of 75001 to 75020. I’m currently staying in the 18th (no need to say the word ‘arrondissement’ when talking about your district), and today I wandered around the streets near the apartment, strolled through the all-day markets selling […]

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Day 05 : meeting friends in Paris

June 10, 2008 No Comments

I woke at 5:30am this morning, after a great sleep, and even though I’m on hols, I couldn’t go back to sleep … so I made a cup of Earl Grey tea and savoured it whilst looking out over the apartment blocks I can see from the front floor-to-ceiling windows. A gentle grey dawn, no-one […]

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