Understanding Frenchman had been travelling for work all week, so I left him catching up on laundry and wandered lazily into town with no particular plans. I had a look in some shops in the area around Bastille but, with the sales starting in just over a week, had no intention of buying anything just yet, then made my way lazily down to the river. On the quais of the Ile Saint Louis and the Ile de la Cité, I was so close to the river I spotted a mother duck gliding lazily along with a brood of fluffy ducklings paddling frantically behind her. Even higher up, the water is so close, you feel as if you could just walk in ...
|Ile de la Cité|
|Pont des Arts from the Pont Neuf|
|You can see the Eiffel Tower from here!|
|Love conquers all, even the Paris Mairie.|