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The World of the Underground

The World of the Underground

One of the weirdest places that we found ourselves wandering through in Paris were the Catacombs. While waiting in line for 2 1/2 hours was horrible, walking among some of the 6 million bodies made us forget that. For only 10 Euros, it was totally worth the cost, but you might want to go later in the day if you don’t want to wait in line. Bring some cards, water, and a good book to pass the time while waiting…

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And we’re back…

And we’re back…

After 50 miles of walking 9 gigs of photos 2 countries many questionable bathrooms 7 modes of travel later… we are back from our whirlwind trip to London and Paris. I think I took over 300 photos of the Bastille Day fireworks in just 30 minutes. Amazing. Look for more posts soon!  

Map Mondays

Map Mondays

Today’s map is brought to us by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Collection at the Boston Public Library. I’m very excited that next month I will be getting a special tour of the facilities and up close with some of the gems that they have in their collection. It is amazing to look at maps like the one below and realize that in the 15th century, they had a better understanding of the geography of the world than some 9th…

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