Day 8: Monday in Paris - The PixTraveler's 2007 River Cruise to Paris

This Google Earth tour map with photos traces the author's second day in Paris on Mon. May 7, day 8 of the PixTraveler's 2007 Normandy to Paris River Cruise.

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[0:00] Start -- At about 10:00 AM we board a motor coach for the excursion to the Louvre.
[2:20] Approach to the Louver -- At about 10:30 AM we follow the avenue du General Lemonnier which leads directly to the underground parking area.
[3:06] Visitor's Center -- We meet our guide and are guided to the Visitor's Center.

Be aware that, because the satellite signal is very weak, the a GPS does not work inside the museum. Therefore, the exact location of my pictures could not be determined. They pictures are clustered in the general vicinity of our path.

[4:25] Passageway -- We walk through the passageway which leads through the original foundations of the building. We pass through an historical exhibit that includes ancient Egyptian artifacts.
[7:12] Art -- We walk through an area of the building that contains beautiful ceilings and famous pieces statuary.

Photography is not allowed in the major portions of the building containing paintings and tapestries. The experience of seeing these works of art was unforgettable.

The remainder of the day consisted of an uneventful return to the hotel and an evening meal in a cafe near our hotel.

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