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Paris Ouest

My summer home is in Paris’s 6th Arrondissement. Paris is divided into 20 such sub-groups, each with its own mayor. More importantly, each Arrondissement has its own personality.  The wealthiest Arrondissements are the 6th, 7th, 8th, and 16th. Along with … Continue reading

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Il faut cultiver notre jardin

Landscape architect André Le Nôtre was born on March 12, 1613 but his influence on the layout of Paris and the most important gardens of France is still felt almost four hundred years later.  The formal style of gardens you … Continue reading

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