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Musee d’Orsay, Napoleon, Rodin, etc..

Paris, France One of the mainstays of Parisian life is the regions weekly market, where produce for the week is bought. It is a must see to get a glimpse of daily life in this wonderful city, so….. Of we set, in the completely wrong direction, to see the market of the 6th E…..walking, walking, walking. Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Bloody hell, can I just get my bearings in this town? After turning a 10 minute walk into a 50 minute loop we still couldn’t find the market. There it is on the map, here we are at said place on map….no market. F###!!! Deep breaths, calm it down…..blame Rachael. Next…. Off to the Musee d’Orsay, an magnificent collection of impressionist art awaits. And magnificent it is, beautiful art in the old railway station of Paris, which is perfect to display art in. Unlike the Louvre, which is overwhelming in size, the D’Orsay let’s you relax as you wander the exhibitions. I must say, Van Gogh is absolutely outstanding. The museum …