A sunny Paris weekend

A sunny Paris weekend

Last weekend I was lucky enough to be in Paris for a friend's birthday. We had the most beautiful weather, and although I've been to the city many times before, I really fell back in love with it. Here are a few of my highlights. 

 We started off with the cliché - Eiffel Tower, viewed from the park nearby. We saw an engagement happening while we were there, I bet this is one of the most popular engagement spots in the whole world! 

We started off with the cliché - Eiffel Tower, viewed from the park nearby. We saw an engagement happening while we were there, I bet this is one of the most popular engagement spots in the whole world! 

 We stopped on the embankment after the Eiffel Tower to do some pull ups. That's me in the middle, urm, not doing a pull up. 

We stopped on the embankment after the Eiffel Tower to do some pull ups. That's me in the middle, urm, not doing a pull up. 

 We took a boat from the Eiffel Tower down to Nôtre Dame Cathedral. 

We took a boat from the Eiffel Tower down to Nôtre Dame Cathedral. 

 And then to The Louvre, which I found out is off-centre from the palace so it lines up with the Champs-Elysées.

And then to The Louvre, which I found out is off-centre from the palace so it lines up with the Champs-Elysées.

 And a comedy shot, because, hey, we're tourists.

And a comedy shot, because, hey, we're tourists.

 We walked so much on this trip and it was wonderful in the sun. This is park leading up the the Champs Elysée and the Ferris Wheel. 

We walked so much on this trip and it was wonderful in the sun. This is park leading up the the Champs Elysée and the Ferris Wheel. 

We were staying in the 11th arrondissement on Rue Des Goncourt. It's a little edgy but cool, maybe like Peckham in London by comparison. We went to a few great bars including Caravane, an artsy cocktail bar playing vinyl, followed up by a boogie to old school jams at Favela which was heaving but great fun. 

If you want to have a read about my other day in Paris, when we went to Disney to be big kids,  you can read it here. If you're headed to Paris and you need recommendations, drop me a note or comment below. 

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