The first time we tried to go to the Louvre it was a free day and the line wrapped around the pyramid and way out into the square. Insane amounts of people, we almost got pick pocketed by a very clever, charming, dirty and disgusting guy, and then we got out of there fast. So here are some photos from this amazing place. Just please, don't go in the summer time on a free day. Just don't.

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Outside, of course.

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From the inside

7-6-2009 3-02-56 AM_1630 by waxpancake.
So excited

7-6-2009 3-13-43 AM_1638 by waxpancake.
Eliot was excited too. It is enormous. The stairs and statues go on and on.

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View from atop the Louvre at the cafe.

7-6-2009 3-14-39 AM_1639 by waxpancake.Inside.

7-6-2009 3-18-33 AM_1642 by waxpancake.
Explaining some of this to Eliot was tricky.

7-6-2009 3-23-20 AM_1652 by waxpancake.
More Diana.

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From the cafe again.

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Cafe food.

Dad! This looked so much like my dad! by waxpancake.
In person this looks just like my dad. Amazing!

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7-6-2009 4-42-32 AM_1683 by waxpancake.
More ceiling.

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Looking up again.

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Diana, again!

She is incredible by waxpancake.
Doesn't do her justice.

7-6-2009 5-06-57 AM_1722 by waxpancake.
Our wedding invitation in real life! We had the image of this statue on our wedding invitation ten years ago.

7-6-2009 5-16-19 AM_1728 by waxpancake.
Venus de Milo

7-6-2009 5-20-35 AM_1741 by waxpancake.

Eliot and the Sphinx

Thanks for looking. xoxo


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