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Catacombs and dinosaurs

sunny 22 °C

I'd been told that the Catacombs of Paris were worth a look – kilometres of abandoned mines used to store the remains of millions of former Parisians. But you have to see it to believe it – a seemingly endless piles of bones, neatly stacked, metres high and deep.

Sam added a little extra to the ambience.

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When the words "Paris" and "museum" are mentioned, what normally springs to mind? The Louvre, perhaps? The Musee d'Orsay? How about the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle? No, it wasn't on my "to do" list either. But the Natural History Museum turned out to be a real gem, providing numerous hands-on exhibits and photo opportunities:

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The evening was spent drinking and cycling, taking advantage of the many public bicycle stations located throughout the city.

Posted by scottness 18:37 Archived in France Tagged paris

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