We only made one sightseeing excursion on the first day, to the Cathedral of Notre Dame. It is celebrating its 85oth anniversary this year! They were actaully conducting a mass when we were there, and we got to hear a beautiful singer. As we were leaving the building, we couldn’t understand why the crowds were so backed up and slow to leave until we got outside where it was pouring rain! And, of course, we had no umbralla. After a very wet walk several blocks to the metro, I took us down to the wrong train platform, and stood bewildered by the map until a friendly lady offered to assist, and got us headed in the right direction.
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