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by Michael Pauls,Dana Facaros

ePub Paris (2nd ed) download
Author:
Michael Pauls,Dana Facaros
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978-1860110627
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1860110622
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Globe Pequot Pr; 2nd edition (December 1996)
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Dana Facaros, Michael Pauls. Title: London/Paris: 2 (Cadogan Guides) Item Condition: used item in a good condition.

Dana Facaros, Michael Pauls. Publisher: Cadogan Guides ISBN 13: 9781860118319.

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By (author) Dana Facaros, By (author) Michael Pauls. Illustrations note 32 colour photographs, 16 colour and 12 b&w maps.

During his reign, Pope John Paul II ("The Pilgrim Pope") made 104 foreign trips, more than all previous popes combined. In total he logged more than 1,167,000 km (725,000 mi). He consistently attracted large crowds on his travels, some among the largest ever assembled. While some of his trips (such as to the United States and the Israel) were to places that were previously visited by Paul VI (the first pope to travel widely), many others were to countries that no pope had ever previously visited.

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Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls are passionate about Europe and have written over 30 books for Cadogan, including several in the France series. They have lived all over Europe, but are currently settled in an idyllic farmhouse surrounded by vineyards in the Lot Valley, France. Philippe Barbour is half Breton and has many happy memories of summers spent in France.

"Amazingly well up-dated and researched. -- The Times (London)"Cadogan's specialty is uncovering delightful secrets in some of the earth's most traveled spots". -- The Independent"Entertaining companions with sharp insights ... The series has received plaudits worldwide for intelligence, orginality and a slightly irreverent sense of fun. -- Daily Telegraph (London)"Cadogan Guides have a reputation as the outstanding series for the independent traveler who doesn't want to follow the crowd". -- Daily Telegraph (London)"... evocatively charming and chatty as they are informed". -- New York Daily News"Understated humorous writing". -- New York Daily
  • After using several other Paris guides for the past 10 years, this one seems to have hit the mark. It will help on our trip in June 2013.

    New without cracked spine or torn/dog-earred pages, the book nonetheless had several stickers on the front and back, and it took almost 3 weeks to arrive without expedited shipping. Otherwise it would have been a 5.0.

  • This guide, like others in the Cadogan's range is chock full of information, and not photos. If you are looking for maps (other than a Metro and RER railway map inside the back cover and the walking maps) and colour pictures you are advised to look elsewhere.
    After opening chapters looking at `Paris in a Weekend' ,practicalities, history, art and architecture and several short pieces on topics such as dog poo and modernism (well worth reading - very entertaining, but make sure your spectacles prescription is up to date - the print in this section is very small!), the guide really gets into its strength.
    The bulk of the book is built around 11 different walks, in 11 different neighbourhoods. All are thoroughly described with an accompanying easy-to-follow black and white map. Each walk has an indication of how long it will take (excluding museum visits), suggestions for restaurants and cafes on the route and comprehensive information on the sites.
    This makes the book perfect for a visitor spending an extended time in Paris, who wants to discover the city the best way possible, or for the repeat visitor who has the good fortune to be able to return to Paris time and again.
    After the Walks, the museums of Paris are listed and cross-referenced to where they occur in the Walks text. The Louvre and Musee d'Orsay are described at length. A section then follows on peripheral attractions - lying further afield than central Paris. There are listings for restaurants, accommodation and nightlife venues.
    The writing in Cadogans tends towards the opinionated, witty, slightly ironic (but not smart-alec) and drily understated British style. It appeals to me in the same way as Rough Guides do.
    This is not a book for the first-time short-term visitor intending to see the "Top Five" and then move on. There are plenty of other guides catering to that market, and fulfilling their brief admirably (try Rick Steves, Let's Go, Frommer, Lonely Planet for example). But if you want a book with some substance and detail which will be just as rewarding a read back at your hotel as accompanying you on your on-foot rambles around this beautiful city, then I can't recommend it highly enough.

  • Opinionated, controversial, occasionally intolerant, sometimes jarringly critical, but always possessing at heart a deep affection for the city, this guide will point your gaze towards places people, places and events that may well be unknown to the majority of born and bred Parisians.
    It is deeply learned, but never stuffy, memorably describing the decor of one church and "cold potatoes", the descriptions on the walks ensure that once you arrive at a given site, you are aware of its historical and architectural context.
    Previous reviewers have referred to the guided walks in the book, and these are indeed its jewel. It will absolutely make so much more of your time in Paris than you could have believed possible if you make the effort to follow as many of them as you can. They are not arduous treks, they can be leisurely strolls and the book makes sure that you know the very best places to stop an eat (or drink) on the way.
    Buy the book, read the history (also humourous, but quite bloody) on the way, use it whilst there, and relive your Parisian peregrinations on the way back by rereading the walks you had a chance to follow.
    You will want to go back

  • The walking tours in this book are incredible. Fun, interesting, perfect directions (even for those of us who are directionally challenged!). The history, art, architecture sections are also well worth reading and opinionated just enough to make them truly interesting and unique. I plan on buying as many other travel books by this couple as I can find.