My Blog in Review : 2013

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

WordPress, this wonderful platform I have been blogging on for several years now has been so sweet as to prepare a fun, and interesting review report of 2013 on my blog. Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 130,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

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"à couper le souffle" = Breathtaking


Want a stunning view of the Parisian skyline, while you kiss your sweetie, sans the tourists??? STOP! Don’t go to Sacre Coeur! There you have to battle with panhandlers and bad guitarists singing “No Woman No Cry” with some drunk hippies sprawled on the steps up to the Basilique.

Head over to the 20th arrondissement, and discover the parc de Belleville. The view from the top is breathtaking, especially at sunset. At the Square A. Luquet, you’ll find charming cafés with a better view than most overpriced restaurants, where you can sip a cool refreshing apéritif, and watch the city turn a smoky shade of pink with the retiring sun.