Cubanmiamiboy, Paris, La Fille Mal Gardee. 07/13
Posted 29 June 2012 - 09:05 AM
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Posted 29 June 2012 - 11:43 AM
Paris is a celebration of life. Enjoy every bit of it.
Posted 29 June 2012 - 12:09 PM
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Posted 05 July 2012 - 10:04 AM
Last night we went to see Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love" at a lovely mid-century cinema, AND...I'm happy to report that there was NO ONE eating anything at all during the screening...no annoying pop-corn, candy wrappers or soda-sucking noise whatsoever during the whole thing. Even before the film started, during commercials, people were talking very low and softly. And then, the omnipresent cigarette EVERYWHERE. 99 % of the population smokes everywhere...at caffes, plazas, clubs, etc...Wherever there's a table and people seated, coffee, a little drink and cigarettes are de rigueur, and to be honest...it has never bothered me at all...people seem so alive and happy and enjoying each other's company...people really know how to have a great time talking and laughing and getting together at all times, night and day. The city never sleeps. It looks to me as if they eat at all, it is usually little cute salads, some fancy dessert and lots of wine and cigarettes. Actually I've never seen anything like our huge super-markets. In general people look very slim and elegant.
Anyway...thank you all for your best wishes. My mom is in heaven, seeing for the first time in front of her all those sites she has spoke about for many years-(she was a college History of Art teacher back in Cuba), and me...GOING CRAZY WITH ALL THAT FASHION!!
The Garnier is certainly beautiful. I haven't seen it inside yet, but I'm sure it won't disappoint me. La Bastille Opera House, on the contrary, didn't click on me...it reminds me of our cold, contemporary Arsht Center, which I despise.
Well...off to La Madeleine now. Will be back with more, and again..THANK YOU for all your words.
Posted 05 July 2012 - 01:13 PM
Don't you dare go see La Fille Mal Gardee!!!!! (This is a joke between us)!
Posted 05 July 2012 - 01:27 PM
The Parisians were so nice and appreciated my French.
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