Paris Travel Diaries: Chilly, Rainy Saturday Afternoon at the Avenue des Champs-Élysées (Part 2)

Champs-Élysées - Streets of Paris

It was so crazy cold and we had to buy scarves because our layers of clothes are no longer protecting us from the chilly weather. I got myself a fur hat (that I love) plus a small and EXPENSIVE umbrella. Can you imagine, it was 8 euros for a small, regular-looking umbrella!  In Manila, that would be around 30 pesos. Oh, well! I know, I know. I am not in Manila. I will stop ranting now. 🙂 We just badly need it so we do not have a choice but to get one.

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Paris Travel Diaries: Chilly, Rainy Saturday Afternoon at the Avenue des Champs-Élysées (Part 1)

It was our last Saturday in Paris and unlike the previous days, it was raining from morning until late afternoon.  Since it was our only day left to tour the rest of the city, our plan was to take our time and see the avenue until we reach the Arc de Triomphe. My man needs to be prepared when it comes to excessive walking, a.k.a. window shopping. I think it is a common thing with men. They hate going to malls and taking so much time looking around.  So if your store has a couch or chair, they will remember your brand!  But it’s not like we are always in Paris, right? Therefore, expectations were set and add on was the non-stop rain outside, making it extra chilly.

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Paris Travel Diaries: Festive Mood at Le Village Royale

(All photos were taken using phone camera).

Before the year 2014 ends, I want to share some of the photos that I captured from our recent trip to Paris. I am itching to come up with a series of blog entries but come to think of it, this is the busiest season of the year! Plus, it is the time for family, relatives and friends to have get-together parties or coffee dates. So yes, our schedules are tight. 🙂 Soon as this holidays’ over, we shall be back to our regular programming.

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