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Take A Tour Of Paris In The 1950s

Guys! We invented a time machine. Or as the French would say, une machine de time.

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Don't you wish...

That you could go back in time and roam the streets of Paris in the '50s and '60s? Just like Audrey Hepburn in Funny Face? Let's take a trip through the past...

First we can hop on one of these tour busses.

Or perhaps you'd prefer this more romantic style of transport?

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Perhaps you'd rather have a more stylish tour of the city as seen in this reel of glamorous fashions.

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Or we can explore the more mod side of Paris.

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But of course, you'll want to hit the big sights as well. Here's Notre Dame. Can you even recognize it under all that dirt?

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After that, we can wander the streets behind Notre Dame. These quiet passages are time machines themselves.

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Later in the afternoon, we'll join this impromptu dance party by the Seine.

That Super-8 camera will come in handy to record all of your fantastic vacation footage.

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Let's head on over to the Right Bank.

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For some shopping we can first check out La Samaritaine.

Before we do more shopping, let's take a break for a café and pastry at Café de la Paix.

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Just a few blocks away, more amazing fashion awaits us at Printemps.

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Of course, we'll make a stop in romantic Montmartre, all the way at the north of Paris.

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And perhaps look around for a café where we can take a long afternoon pause with a bottle of wine.

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Of course, our day wouldn't be complete without seeing this. Le sigh...

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Don't you just love this city?

Ugh. Now back to reality.
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