"April in Paris"
…is apparently an Americanized phenomenon. Louis and Ella may sing about it, but my professors have no idea what stereotypical weight that phrase carries. Instead, they say, “en avril, ne te découvre pas un fil”—in April, don’t even remove one thread. So I guess that means we’re still in for the showers bringing flowers.
Now I’m done with the weather analysis sorry.
Paris Then and Now
Photos from the exact spots about 100 years apart
French news site Rue89 has an impressive series of photos in Paris of today compared to a hundred years ago
Paris in the teens of the century is the place to be.
Lille, at last. Including a creepy circus situation and the weirdest zoo ever. Most pleased with their rapid postal services. And the waffles with speculoos.