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Comments for Nick Fryer http://nickfryer.net Being shot at, from the barrel, by the fish Mon, 05 Mar 2018 12:14:08 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 Comment on Loop Quantum Gravity by Seals http://nickfryer.net/loop-quantum-gravity/#comment-16687 Mon, 05 Mar 2018 12:14:08 +0000 http://nickfryer.net/?p=1409#comment-16687 ]]> ❤️

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Comment on Europe 5 – A Roma  by Nick Fryer http://nickfryer.net/europe-5-a-roma/#comment-9269 Sat, 24 Jun 2017 18:14:37 +0000 http://nickfryer.net/europe-5-a-roma/#comment-9269 Many thanks. Will take a look.

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Comment on Europe 5 – A Roma  by Seals http://nickfryer.net/europe-5-a-roma/#comment-9266 Sat, 24 Jun 2017 09:06:28 +0000 http://nickfryer.net/europe-5-a-roma/#comment-9266 PS if nothing else, download the app, and do the magic museum.

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Comment on Europe 5 – A Roma  by Seals http://nickfryer.net/europe-5-a-roma/#comment-9265 Sat, 24 Jun 2017 09:05:23 +0000 http://nickfryer.net/europe-5-a-roma/#comment-9265 Paris : visit La Musée de Magique in the Marais and when you buy your entry ticket buy also for “le spectacle” if you can — the magic show. It is little and sweet and great fun. Interactive.

Our boys adored the Musée de l’Armé (it’s big) – we went twice and only saw two wings plus napoleon’s tomb.

They also loved the Musée du Moyen Age (metro stop is Cluny Sorbonne).

I’d suggest Musée d’Orsay over the Louvre.

And the Rodin museum was great. We invested in the audio guides, and the kid’s audio guide for the ten year old, who loved it.

If you are planning lots of museums and galleries get the museum pass (check what is included) http://en.parismuseumpass.com

Check if there are visiting exhibitions — we never got to the Eiffel Tower but spent half a day in the Hergé exhibition at the Grand Palais that we only learned of from metro posters once we arrived.

Download the Next Stop Paris app, for how to get where you want from where you are via metro.

If you want grass to run around, etc, go to the Luxembourg Gardens. Nice description here (scroll down a bit): http://www.thesestolendays.com/what-to-do-and-not-to-do-with-children-in-paris/

Our other Paris tip is not walk 1.1km to get THE baguette from THE boulangerie the blog post recommended. Just go to the nearest place that doesn’t look like a tourist trap 😉
But I bet you’ve worked that out by now.

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Comment on Europe 5 – A Roma  by Nick Fryer http://nickfryer.net/europe-5-a-roma/#comment-9263 Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:20:06 +0000 http://nickfryer.net/europe-5-a-roma/#comment-9263 Thanks, Seals. Any tips for Paris or Berlin would still be in time, and enthusiastically received.

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Comment on Europe 18 – God Has Been Kind by Seals http://nickfryer.net/europe-18-god-has-been-kind/#comment-9260 Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:16:08 +0000 http://nickfryer.net/?p=672#comment-9260 What a beautiful photo and account. Thank you for all your sharing, Nick.

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Comment on Europe 5 – A Roma  by Seals http://nickfryer.net/europe-5-a-roma/#comment-9258 Sat, 24 Jun 2017 02:40:27 +0000 http://nickfryer.net/europe-5-a-roma/#comment-9258 So wonderful to see you dining in the Campo Di Fiori – we were staying in the Jewish quarter sept last year, so this is “our patch”. Was about to tell you to find the church of Sant’ Angelo in Pescheria – built on the C13th fish market site (on which our apartment looked out) – and walk right around the Teatro Marcello next door to see the modern windows built high up into the ancient stones (I still haven’t discovered if people Actually Live there. I like to think they do), but then I remembered I am reading this after the fact, and you have moved on.

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Comment on Europe 9 – La Ricerca dei Giardini by Nick Fryer http://nickfryer.net/europe-9-la-ricerca-dei-giardini/#comment-9023 Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:01:17 +0000 http://nickfryer.net/?p=582#comment-9023 We probably won’t see the original, Maggie. Two days, with kids = take what you can get and accept that some things will have to wait. Today in the Uffizi, we skipped Botticelli entirely. Next time.

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Comment on Europe 9 – La Ricerca dei Giardini by Maggie oliver http://nickfryer.net/europe-9-la-ricerca-dei-giardini/#comment-9016 Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:20:19 +0000 http://nickfryer.net/?p=582#comment-9016 I’m still reading about your escapades each day and enjoying your repartee.
I loved the comment about Seb ‘s face.
Did you see the real David? I’m infatuated with him. I’ll need to do a lot of ironing when I move. Ask Anna what I mean by this.
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