More Fringe Benefits

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Every first sunday of the month in Paris there is free entry to museums and galleries. We chose the Louvre and  waited patiently in line.  It was hot, men sold water from heavy bags and the queue that seemed to hold thousands of stationary hopefuls under the  long line of   statues, snaked round the square in barely forty minutes.

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Once inside we were told that the Louvre has recently had to stop participating in the free scheme.  Some might turn down the joys of the Louvre for twelve euros.

Walking in Paris on a Sunday morning is an absolute delight.  We walked the length of Faubourg St. Honoré, past palaces and former homes of stars, to arrive on the banks of Seine and the Louvre.  Even the queuing wasn’t bad.

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