The night the lights went out… at the Louvre

Two architectural and monumental landmarks are on today’s agenda. First, situated on a Seine river island is Place du Parvis Notre-Dame. The cathedral dates back to X. Inside you can confess in practically any language. Candle lighting is available for 2 euros. That all aside, the place is ornate and garnished with beautiful stained glass windows everywhere. The church has setup a nativity scene. It’s the first we’ve seen on this trip!

Mom, dad and I stroll south towards the Latin quarter. Before lunch we stop and view the Pantheon. Lunch consists of real French crepes. Orange marmalade, cr