Honeymoon Part Two – Paris
When our time in London was up, we took the train to Paris.
London was a nice way to ease-in to our European adventure, but France holds a special place in my heart. I couldn’t wait to arrive in Paris. My grandmother is French, and I also studied abroad in France in college. From baguette sandwiches and kisses on the cheeks, to pastries for breakfast and to walking everywhere, I get France.
There were a handful of things I was really looking forward to in Paris; things that aren’t the same back in the states. My list included: scarf shopping, buying fresh cheese from a fromagerie, picnic-ing, going on a socially acceptable all-carbs-no-vegetables diet, and of course, people watching. How do french women always look so good? Seriously.
I knew it would be exciting to experience these things again. But you know what was even more amazing?
Creating new memories in France with my husband. From literally locking in our love at the Pont de l’Archeveche, to catching sleeping security guards at world-famous museums; running into a “Keep Portland Weird” sign, to relying on a city map that was literally in shreds by our last day, here are some of my favorites: