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Degas Paris Walks: Notre Dame & Ile St-Louis (Revised)

Degas Paris Walks: Notre Dame & Ile St-Louis (Revised)

Oct 7th, 2006, 09:55 PM
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Dec 10th, 2006, 07:43 AM
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Does anyone know if the city government ever replaced that old weeping willow tree they chopped down in the Square Du Vert-Galant on the the tip of Ile de Cite?
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Dec 10th, 2006, 08:36 AM
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History Buffs: What is the oldest house in Paris?

Well, check out the ground floor (since several times revamped) of 4 rue de la Colombe (Dove Street) on Ile de la Cité, originally built in the early 1200s by a mason/sculptor working on the construction of Notre Dame Cathedral.
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Degas, there are disputes to which is the oldest house. This is from a book I bought, "Undiscovered Paris."

http://www.amazon.fr/Paris-Discovere.../dp/0871272873
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Apr 20th, 2007, 07:16 AM
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Yes Degas, I do. When I went to see the old willow as always on every trip, I was devasted to see it gone! But, I have since visited the sight in Oct.2006 to discover two new saplings planted one behind each other. They looked strong and healthy but I won't be sitting under them in my lifetime!
PS. It had got dangerous as I think the roots were eaten away.
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May 13th, 2007, 12:22 PM
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Tod, I hope to return to Paris this year.
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Jul 12th, 2007, 03:17 AM
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Aug 5th, 2007, 01:21 AM
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Bookmarking. First ever trip to Paris now booked for March....very excited!
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Aug 5th, 2007, 08:30 AM
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Fi_UK, planning your trip can be almost as much fun as actually going. Best of luck.
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Aug 6th, 2007, 07:04 AM
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Degas - you are right about that! I'm planning my first trip as well and having such a fun time trying to figure out everything we will do! Very much looking forward to it although I suspect actually being there will be SLIGHTLY more fun
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Mar 30th, 2009, 06:56 PM
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This sounds beautiful. About how much time do you think this walk would take?
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Mar 30th, 2009, 07:04 PM
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It wouldn't take more than an hour unless you go into Ste-Chapelle, Notre Dame, and the Conciergerie. The two islands are small.
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I cant wait to talk this walk with DH.
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