Anticipation is half the enjoyment of any vacation, even a vacation ten miles up the road. Soon, we will leave home to travel back in time to a one room dune shack in the Cape Cod National Seashore. The shack has no electricity or running water, but long, quiet days by the ocean and falling stars at night.
Day after day in January 2018 and at the end of May, 2016, it rained in Paris. Il a pleuvait a verse (it was pouring). Il pleuvait des seaux (it was raining buckets). Il pleuvait des cordes (It was raining ropes). And my personal favorite: Il pleuvait comme une vache qui pisse (it was raining like a cow who's pissing).
Paris, the City of Light or the City of Love, but never called the City of Change, is in constant flux. The Trocadero is only one example; built for the World's Fair of 1878, demolished in 1937 to make way for the Palais de Chaillot. Les Halles (see article) was Paris's central market, then a shopping mall, and now the hub of numerous metro lines, shops, restaurants and even a hip-hop center. Is change what makes Paris so vib...
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