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Me looking brave before taking to the air (and the wing) of the plane. Wow, it was cold !! But the whole experience was totally exhilarating.

 

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PLACE DES VOSGES

Date: 11th May 2011

PLACE DE VOSGES

The expectation of this square was not quite met. It is a beautifully uniform perfect square and all the buildings are the same - which at the time it was erected was quite unheard of - but the fountains weren't playing, the road around the park was full of cars and the rubbish bins were green plastic bags. I know this sounds a bit harsh but even in London we have rather smart permanent 'bins' in places of historic interest - the plastic bags flapping in the breeze added nothing to the atmosphere.

If you are a serious lover of architecture, then a visit is a must. Take a rather large wallet - even a coffee cost 8 Euros!!!
 

PLACE DES VOSGES

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