Our second day in Paris consisted of incredible views of the city, out of this world delicious macaroons, and art that made me giggle.
Did I mention I am obsessed with that place.
Oh and just a little traveler tip, we both purchased the 4 day Paris Museum Pass for 54 euros each. The pass more than paid for itself and we were able to use it at almost every museum and monument we visited. As a pass holder you're also able many lines. I think it's definitely worth the money :)
Check out the colors of the trees behind me. I guess autumn hits Paris a little bit early... as in August early. Kinda awesome if you ask two San Diegans who experience two seasons. Summer and the occasional "winter" rain. =P
Rick Steves tells us that spot is considered the center of France, and Paris. "The point from which all distances are measured" Thanks Steve ;)
Notre Dame itself is a beautiful cathedral and obviously worth the visit. However, my favorite part was climbing to the top, standing next to a gargoyle, and taking in the views of the city below.
After getting our fill of Notre Dame it was time to head back to the Marais and visit the Pompidou Center. On our way we passed a beautiful little macaroon and dessert shop, which turned out to be Pierre Herme.
Once inside we purchased a few macaroons,
and I finally learned what those things are really supposed to taste like.
HOLY CRAP, those things were out of this world.
There were so many favors packed into each little bite of those things I didn't know what to do with myself.
I kinda felt like Violet Beauregarde from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory right before she blew up into a big blueberry ;)
Point is, if you're in Paris stop at Pierre Herme. You will thank me!
After recovering from our life changing macaroon experience we visitied the Pompidou Center. A modern art museum with incredible views of the city. It has some really beautiful artwork, and also some artwork that you know, makes you confused or laugh really really hard. =P
Ohhh, modern art.
Either way, it's definitely worth a visit.
The view from the top of the Pompidou Museum at sunset, stunning right? Take me back... please.
Oh just your typical Parisian dinner, at a relaxed cafe in the Marais. #Dying