Paris is filled with tourists taking advantage of the unseasonably sunny April - it's typically pouring with rain - and school holidays. A group of American kids are pictured taking a break on the Champs Elysees.
My husband and I are off for a short break in Montreuil-sur-mer in Northern France. This charming walled city was once an important port. Victor Hugo lived here and made Montreuil the setting for his novel Les Miserables. Every year, Hugo's play is staged at a local festival. Napoleon also spent time at Montreuil, during the Boulogne Camp.
Bien sur, I'll feel compelled to visit two rather wonderful antiques shops (where last trip I found delightful treasures). But we'll be back in time to meet our dear friends Ralf and Jutta for dinner Saturday. We can hardly wait to see them and hear more about life in Budapest!
I have prepared posts in advance, which, all being well, will appear at Paris Parfait during my absence.