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Wandering Paris: A Guide To Discovering Paris Your Way Paperback – November 1, 2005
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From the Back Cover
Expert Jill Butler suggests fourteen themed days of exploration from water adventures to flea market excursions, nighttime events, bakery tastings, and more. With the author's personal recommendations and insights, you'll navigate the city like a native.
Comb the best markets for treasures old and new. Try a different wine every day. Or find hidden architectural wonders off the beaten path. This pocket-size guide, complete with charming illustrations, is the ideal companion for a unique sojourn in the City of Lights.
About the Author
Butler has authored and illustrated two books, Paintbrush in Paris and Rendez-vous with France. The latter is a point-and-pronounce guide to traveling, shopping, and eating in France -- the perfect accompaniment to Wandering Paris.
From her studio in the Connecticut River Valley, Butler designs French-inspired tabletop products. Her collection can be viewed at www.jillbutler.com. She also teaches art and art marketing while never letting her passort rest idle.
Top Customer Reviews
This is an insider's tour, with fourteen themed adventures that include Paris nightlife, shopping the French way, patisseries, neighborhood bars, museums and more. Whether on foot, metro, bus or taxi, Paris is a city of endless adventure, appealing to the impulsive, the romantic and the curious. These suggested outings are staggered to allow for the most enjoyment, i.e., a shopping excursion may be followed by a leisurely day in the park, a journal close at hand to chronicle your thoughts.Read more ›
In her illustrations, Jill translates the austere grandeur of Paris into colorful, intimate depictions of local detail, taken from the very real places she writes about.
I wish I'd read Wandering Paris before my last trip to Paris, from London, on the Eurostar, just for Sunday afternoon, just to remind myself. I'd have gone to the Sunday market, instead of taking an earlier train home.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
KInda hard to find what you are looking for if you aren't on a mission-specific trip. Still, I enjoyed - very much - the little illustrations. And the French vocabulary snippets.Published 16 months ago by Lynn Williamson
I thought it was a guide more complete and detailed. Although the book is beautiful, It wasn't very helpful to me.Published on June 2, 2014 by Victoria Ramirez Cano
If you want to find the really 'neat' places in Paris, this is the book for you. Makes finding the places you want to see very easy to find and then suggests places to eat, drink,... Read morePublished on February 15, 2014 by Rogers E. Patton
I purchased two copies. The one that I loaned to a friend was lost. This book is easy to use.Published on February 3, 2014 by Patricia Mahl
This is the perfect little tome to orient you to the many facets of Paris. I will be taking it with me when I go in April. BravoPublished on February 4, 2013 by Kathlyn Brown