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Madame de Florian's apartment untouched for 68 years 4

A Parisian Apartment Frozen in Time for 70 Years


A Parisian apartment left untouched for  70 years was discovered in the quartier of Pigalle, near the Opéra Garnier.Madame de Florian's apartment untouched for 68 years 5This  romantic and beautiful story first broke in 2010. Madame de Florian, who lived in this apartment reportedly fled for the south of France as the Nazi’s invaded Paris during the Fall of France in the Second World War. She left all her possessions and those that were passed down to her when she acquired the flat from her grandmother.

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Paris part 3: Disneyland

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Disneyland is brilliant for all ages! When I first entered disneyland I just wanted to have a look at it and leave the soonest possible but finally I stayed there till the end of the day!  What a fantastic time we had, there were virtually no ques, our longest waiting time was 10mins. Unfortunately the weather wasn’t really good on April, actually it was frozen but it didn’t dampen our spirits!

Disneyland Park

  • Peter Pan’s Flight – in Fantasyland
  • Space Mountain: Mission 2 – in Discoveryland
  • Star Tours – in Discoveryland
  • Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast – in Discoveryland
  • Big Thunder Mountain – in Frontierland
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril – in Adventureland

Disneyland Paris

I absolutely love Cinderella’s castle.  The rides are brilliant although they are mainly for the children but thats what it is all about.

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Paris part 2: Louvre Museum

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The Louvre Museum in Paris, now an art gallery and museum, was originally built as a fortress and then became a royal palace in the 12th century. Reminiscent of many French palaces, it grew and changed in design by the accumulation of its owners. The architecture reveals elements of Renaissance, Baroque, and neoclassical styles. I.M. Pei was the last to add an architectural extension to the Louvre in 1989. Pei’s additions are the glass pyramids that complement the numerous surviving styles in the initial building. The pyramids are located in the Cour Napoleon, the plaza surrounded by the Louvre. There are many beautiful modern fountains, making the pyramids look like they float at night.

the glass pyramid is the new main entrance to the Louvre Museum in Paris

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