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ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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Rita Moore Feb 04, 2016 at 04:22 PM

I am arriving at Charles de Gaulle at 10:45 AM on Sunday, Feb. 7 for the Independent Paris program which begins that evening. Is there anybody arriving around that time who would like to share a shuttle to the hotel?

Lois Rosenfeld Feb 02, 2016 at 02:52 PM

Hi Fellow Travelers to Paris(10034RJ),
Friends recommended a French restaurant that they ate in while visiting Paris this summer; would anyone be interested in joining me - it's Le Petit Prince in the Latin Quarter.....maybe Tuesday evening? Lola
Sheila Feb 02, 2016 at 06:13 PM

Definitely! I'd be in. Catch up with your soon. Sheila

Lois Rosenfeld Feb 02, 2016 at 02:52 PM

Hi Fellow Travelers to Paris(10034RJ),
Friends recommended a French restaurant that they ate in while visiting Paris this summer; would anyone be interested in joining me - it's Le Petit Prince in the Latin Quarter.....maybe Tuesday evening? Lola

Rochelle Davis Jan 22, 2016 at 09:44 AM

Going on the April 30-May 8 program. Anyone interested in sharing a cab to the hotel? Will be in Paris around 1 p.m.
Sheila Jan 22, 2016 at 06:03 PM

lools like I get in at about 9:40 am ..will stay in touch.
Rochelle Davis Jan 23, 2016 at 09:42 AM

That's a long wait for you but you can't get into the hotel that early anyway so please do stay in touch.
Sheila Jan 23, 2016 at 01:42 PM

Will do. Sheila

Sheila Jan 17, 2016 at 05:29 PM

am now in prelim stages of deposit etc for trip April24-May 1. Any info about that trip welcome.
A Myers Jan 17, 2016 at 06:05 PM

Wonderful trip. We learned so much about Paris. Lots and Lots of walking. Lots and Lots of travel on subway. Learned districts very well. We can now go back to Paris on our own and feel at home. Wonderful city!!
Sheila Jan 17, 2016 at 06:39 PM

Great to know. Just what I lookforward to as have been there before but wanted to get a better sense of districts, travel by metro.etc. Thanks very much for your response.

Sheila Jan 07, 2016 at 04:38 PM

Am going to register on this trip soon. MId APril to early MAy. Anyone been there at that time? Is it mobbed with tourists(well not this year!) but they may come back as I am. What about weather at that time..trees and flowers usually out?
Myrla Magness Jan 09, 2016 at 12:37 PM

I'll be in the April 30-May 8 program. I was there during September . . . many people as always. Cheers, Myrla
Sheila Jan 09, 2016 at 09:44 PM

Julie Frankston Nov 16, 2015 at 11:39 AM

I echo Laurie's sentiments.

Laurie Barber Nov 16, 2015 at 02:43 AM

We all came home as scheduled. A sad abrupt ending to a our visit to this beautiful city. We were very near the attack sites. Our guide, Louis, was absolutely wonderful through the whole trip, but really stepped up to look out for us after the attacks. Merci beaucoup Louis!

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