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Christmas Market on the Champs Elysées

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This year, they finally came up with a good idea for the winter celebrations by putting a big Christmas market on the Champs Elysées Gardens. between Place de la Concorde and the Rond Point des Champs Elysées.
Some 90 little wooden huts were built by craftsmen from the north out of polish fir trees. The huts are filled with crafts and foods from all over Europe to symbolize the French presidency of the European Union. The scent of waffles and candy and caramel apples is in the air, now all that's needed is Christmas music instead of the never ending traffic noise of the busy avenue that separates both sides of the market.

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2 Responses to “Christmas Market on the Champs Elysées”

  1. # Blogger Margarete

    I wish I was there- that's my only dream righ now!!  

  2. # Blogger Rock -N- Rollaaa

    awesome i luv the hoildays i wish i was there  

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