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  1. Elaine Kohan
    November 25, 2019 @ 10:26 am

    I feel as though we were there. Thank you so much!


  2. Clara Borges
    November 25, 2019 @ 10:51 am

    Absolutely gorgeous gorgeous merci beacoup Linda and Bernie it was absolutely gorgeous!!!!


  3. Carolyn Barnabo
    November 25, 2019 @ 12:02 pm

    Linda and Bernie, once again you have captured the magic of Paris with your beautiful words and photos.

    That header photo Is stunning!! and the best I’ve seen this morning including ones posted on official Paris websites — definitely a magnificent job. Well done on pre-booking dinner, too — you guys never fail to inspire.

    Thrilled you had such a memorable experience and hope your ‘morning after’ isn’t too loaded with laundry 🙂


  4. Stephen O Shipley
    November 25, 2019 @ 12:11 pm

    I feel like I was there. Well done.


  5. Monica & Marlyn
    November 25, 2019 @ 12:15 pm

    A life lesson: we walk long miles, we get jostled, we have to share space, but then, wow! Sometimes something marvelous happens.

    Thanks for sharing with us every day in your Paris.


    • lspalla
      November 25, 2019 @ 2:42 pm

      Thanks, Monica, still loving the picture you drew of that Joseph’s coat of many colors!!


  6. Cindi
    November 25, 2019 @ 12:53 pm

    I love your build up to the lighting on the Champs! The photos were beautiful. I was especially enthralled with the decorations at the Georges Cinc. Stunning displays, I love the picture of you and Bernie there.


    • lspalla
      November 25, 2019 @ 2:19 pm

      We liked it as well! The bellman volunteered to take it!


  7. Charles Gattis
    November 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

    Great job with the photos, Bernie. Such a beautiful scene.


  8. Ann Wiles
    November 25, 2019 @ 1:04 pm

    Beautiful pictures! Merci beaucoup!


  9. Katie McCool
    November 25, 2019 @ 2:22 pm

    So beautiful and meaningful. Brings joy to my heart and tears to my eyes. Thank you for sharing! Your daily blogs must be so much work, but I hope you know how appreciated they are!


    • lspalla
      November 25, 2019 @ 2:40 pm

      Thanks for your kind words! The blog is a lot of work, but I enjoy it or I wouldn’t go it!


  10. Antonia Konzotis
    November 25, 2019 @ 3:08 pm

    What an amazing Christmas display at the George V! So impressive. As always thank you for sharing your Paris adventures. The lights on the Champs are beautiful but I never knew it was such an event when they switched them on.


  11. Carol Bell
    November 25, 2019 @ 3:20 pm

    What a wonderful experience you will treasure forever! Thanks for sharing these terrific pictures with us along with your personal comments that make this blog so rich and meaningful. We are planning our trip there in April to include a full Sunday for the pedestrian Champs, Bastille market, and artists at Montmartre based on your descriptions. Happy Thanskgiving to both of you!


  12. Pat O'Brien
    November 25, 2019 @ 5:20 pm

    Parisians find so many ways to have fun. Glad you’re there with them. You work well as a team.


  13. Bob Ludwig
    November 25, 2019 @ 5:52 pm

    Spectacular. Thanks for taking us along. I’m sure we get heavy at times.


  14. Fred Mayer
    November 25, 2019 @ 7:31 pm

    Linda & Bernie; I too have enjoyed the photography and your narrative. I’ve gotten use to the first thing I look for on the computer in the morning is the blog to enjoy with my first sips of coffee. These past months have been a great journey for me and obviously many others of your friends and family.

    Truly the two of you have captured in pictures and words the “City of Lights”.

    Have a great Thanksgiving Parisian style.


    November 25, 2019 @ 11:20 pm

    Great pictures and memories! Makes all the rainy days worth it. Happy Thanksgiving and see you both soon.


    • lspalla
      November 26, 2019 @ 5:15 am

      Travel safely, son, over the holiday and give everyone our love.


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