Posts tagged Paris

Paris Je t’aime. Au Revoir. 

Au Revoir Paris. After a lovely time in Paris, it is the time to bid goodbye. And what better way to sign off other than a cycle and run. A nice 28km cycling tour of the famous Paris landmarks yesterday – Grand Palace, Louvre museum, Sacred Heart church, Notre Dame and then a 5km run today, the day of departure visiting Roland Garros. This has been a lovely trip where I realised a long cherished…

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Paradise on two wheels

Paris, Aug 2015. Had a good 55 km ride yesterday, went to the start point National Velodrome. What struck me was the peace and serenity all around. Traffic light and quiet, people unhurried, wide boulevards 400ft wide lined with tall trees. Old people walking dogs, couples holding hands and enjoying their walk, sporadic runners, people sitting on the bistros on the pavement and enjoying their food and coffee. And the cycle tracks on the roads,…

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