Paris in its proper order

It has been pointed out to me that the reverse chronological order of the blog is a bit limiting for those of you who might be trying to catch up on the trip after the fact. I did add the label Paris to all the posts that deal with the trip (you can click on that link at the bottom of each post to see only a list of the Paris entries) but these too appear in reverse order. After poking around and looking at some scary code on hacker sites I’ve decided that I can’t really change the order of my blog or the archive.

But what I can do is offer you a list of the links in the proper chroniclogical order (first to last) here. I’ve made each link so it opens in a new window; when you are finished reading the post, simply close the window and click the next one in this entry. I’ve also numbered them, which I hope will help you keep them in order more easily.

Hope you enjoy!

  1. Long day’s journey into Paris
  2. We made it to Paris! Now for the good stuff
  3. A day with kids in Paris calls for la perspective
  4. An urban hike on the Promenade Plantée
  5. A day at the Musée d’Orsay with kids
  6. Sweet Caroline (or how wise I was to bring help to Paris)
  7. The magic of Monet in Giverny
  8. Le p’tit poulet
  9. Amusement, French style: Visiting the Jardin d’Acclimatation
  10. Le Train Bleu restaurant: Perfect for grownups and kids
  11. A visit to the Jardin des Plantes
  12. Visiting Montmartre, or how my children rode every carousel in Paris
  13. No time for The Thinker
  14. It’s good to be queen
  15. A royal trip: Visiting Versailles with kids
  16. Paris is our oyster
  17. Au revoir: A family says good bye to Paris
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  1. Carina says

    Fantastic, Mara! You made me miss Paris. The last time we were there, it was with a six month old. And it was fabulous!

  2. Mara from Motherofalltrips says

    We used a great website called Vacation Rentals by Owner ( You can find properties all over the world there.

    Here is the listing for the apartment we rented:

    The description and pictures are very accurate, although as I have noted, it is above a bar. But really it isn’t much of a problem – only when there’s a big soccer championship I suspect.

  3. Soultravelers3 says

    Great info for families going to Paris! I stumbled it!

    We spent two weeks there early on in our open ended world tour and are ready for a trip back this summer. So much to see and do there!

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