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Paris - Why can't anyone tell I can speak French???


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It was vaguely annoying that when I spoke to people in French in France they tended to answer me in English; it was only after about 5 days in the country that I broke down and started using a fake French accent. I was concerned that it was because I've lost my language, so I took comfort in overhearing other people from Quebec complaining about the same thing.

Fontaine St Michel, where an angel is triumphing over Lucifer (who is then banished and will eternally rule over hell, rather than heaven as he was plotting)
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A bridge that is centuries old. When it was completed the king had a big party, had his sketch artist sketch the guests, and to immortalize them and the best party ever he had their images carved to adorn the bridge.
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At the Louvre by day
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That evening we went to the theatre, with cut-rate seats to see Moliere's L'Avare at La Comedie Francaise. It's a good play, but we could only see about half the stage and only half of us could understand the language. Here was our view.
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Louvre by night
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Arc de Triomphe
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View from the Arc de Triomphe
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We spent our last day at churches:
Sacre-Coeur
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Notre-Dame
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Posted by chrisvasil 10:34 Archived in France Tagged tourist_sites

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Ah!, ces maudits FRANCAIS ... y comprennent e-rien ... meme pas leur propre langue!!!

by Paul S. VASIL

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