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When I found out my mom was coming to town for a week, I started looking for activities. Her usual stomping grounds are across the Seine from mine, so I couldn’t wait to show her everything that the rive droite has to offer: Bastille, Belleville, the Marais, Ménilmontant, Montmartre …
Although she’s a Paris veteran, it’s been some time since she’s been here, so I thought a revisiting of the classics was also in order. She hadn’t been to the Orsay post-renovation, or seen les Nymphéas in their new digs, so those were both definite yeses.
We’ve each been to the Louvre more times than we could count, so it wasn’t at the top of my list. But, when I got word about Daisy and THATLou — which stands for Treasure Hunts at the Louvre — I was intrigued. I signed us up for one of the Sunday Series hunts, held on the first Sunday of the month when admission is free, hoping it would be a new and interesting way to revisit this behemoth of a museum. And, it was! Continue reading