Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Walk 8: Marais Walk 2

This was a short walk, but it was full of character. Can I just say that I love the Jewish quarter? It's the only place in Paris where I can eat while walking and fit in, I love fallafel, and, too, it's really cool to hear Yiddish in passing. Plus, where else are you going to see a menorah in a bakery window?

Besides just ambling around the Marais, we saw the gorgeous Hotel de Soubise, a mansion belonging to Francois de Rohan, the prince of Soubise.

And then, tucked away, is the Musee Cognacq-Jay, where I found this beaut:

Really, I wasn't interested in much in the museum, but this looks EXACTLY like my friend Julia:


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