You might find it odd that in my research
before our trip to Paris, I sought out
sources for peaceful hideaway spots
Buuuuut I am panic spice
in bustling crowds.
So the Louvre poses a challenge,
and Notre Dame...ummm, obnoxious visitors
barking loudly into cell phones...can
Was MIGHTyyyy happy to find
Quiet Corners of Paris
(Little Bookroom, 2006)
Herein is a guide for those preferring
their city of amour on the down low.
Nice and quiet like.
For those who dare to discover
81 often overlooked beautiful
spots in Paris for escaping.
Are you with me, kittens?
You will find exquisite photography inside
this little gem, and perhaps even be inspired
(oh but I am!) to make a trip to exclusively visit
as many of these sweet quiet corners as possible.
(Little Bookroom, 2012)
Another sweet little charmer helping
us plan our Paris itinerary was this guide
by Dixon Long and Marjorie Williams:
Markets of Paris: Second Edition.
You will learn about the entire market scenein Paris including Virtual Markets and Market Streets, Markets Open on Sunday, Artisan Bakers, Getting Along in the Food Markets, Brocante Fairs, and well, every
market but the stock one.
Of course you already know Clignancourt,
but Markets of Paris will help you discover
more than 100 others!
Can't wait to share more Paris goodness
with you (endless, mama!) and welcome
your own favorite secret quiet Paris spots
and market suggestions.