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Panthéon de Paris
When I got back to Paris today I had my first ever experience zith McDonalds outside of the US. It was better, in my opinion, but slightly more expensive (about 5.5 Euro for my value meal). There were actually real sliced onions which is a big plus in my book.

After this I went over to le Panthéon de Paris. It is a very pretty building. The most appealing thing to me, though, was that the physicist Leon Foucault demonstrated the rotation of the Earth using an experiment conducted here in 1851. This experiment included a very long pendulum hanging fro, the dome which still remains today. I also climed to the top of the dome and saw some very neat views of Paris.

After this I left and went to check out my second Prime Meridian of the trip. Although Greenwich is home to the official 0 degree meridian, Paris was the original home to this site before it was "stolen" away haha.

Then I headed over to Sainte Chapelle, but I was 10 minutes too late to enter. Oooooh well.

I am sorry again for the brevity, but mu circumstances are not good for internet usage at the moment haha. I am busy ALL day.

See you tomorrow.

As a post script I would like to add that I saw Paris for the first time by night today. I now know why it is called the city of light. It is MUCH more beautiful at night and it is very beautiful by day as well.
cmari11 says:
I know I know. It was an isolated occurance haha. Desperation type thing :p
Posted on: Sep 02, 2008
Nzelvis says:
What are you doing eating at McDonalds? I ought to smack you! :)
Posted on: Sep 01, 2008
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Panthéon de Paris
Panthéon de Paris
Inside Saint Sulpice
Inside Saint Sulpice
So I know I saw the OFFICIAL merid…
So I know I saw the OFFICIAL meri…
This is where Silas dug out the no…
This is where Silas dug out the n…
This is Sainte Chapelle. I missed …
This is Sainte Chapelle. I missed…
Sainte Chapelle
Sainte Chapelle
Panthéon de Paris (and a bad choi…
Panthéon de Paris (and a bad cho…
Inside the Panthéon
Inside the Panthéon
This is inside the Panthéon. This…
This is inside the Panthéon. Thi…
A shot of columns from the first l…
A shot of columns from the first …
A shot of columns from the first l…
A shot of columns from the first …
The Tomb of Victor Hugo
The Tomb of Victor Hugo
Sainte Sulpice and renovation :(
Sainte Sulpice and renovation :(
Sainte Sulpice
Sainte Sulpice
The beautiful organ at Sainte Sulp…
The beautiful organ at Sainte Sul…
Notre Dame by night
Notre Dame by night
Me, Carl and the Blue Eiffel Tower
Me, Carl and the Blue Eiffel Tower
The Louvre by night
The Louvre by night
Just because this was a good shot …
Just because this was a good shot…
Ferrari!
Ferrari!
The Opera building by night
The Opera building by night
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