Grey, dreary, cold and wet. That sums up Paris in the final days of 2008.
On the bright side, the city has lots of lights up for the holidays, and it presented the polar opposite experience I'd first had when visiting Paris in the peak of Summer ten years earlier. And I was staying with a local, Laura, who I'd met on a train in India months earlier.
Dave is the Founder and Editor in Chief of Go Backpacking and Feastio. He's been to 66 countries and lived in Colombia and Peru. Read the full story of how he became a travel blogger.
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Saturday 10th of July 2010
How were the fireworks?