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Obamamania in Paris

Oh what fun it is to have a love-weekend in Paris, thought President Obama as he took Michelle and the young ones to a little Paris excursion right after the official presidential duties at "Obama Beach". Romantic dinner at 'La Fontaine de Mars', an evening visit at Notre Dame cathedral, waving to the cheering crowds, and fine art viewing at the Pompidou center as well as the Louvre were part of the presidential agenda. Oh and don't forget shopping at Bonpoint.
And even though the city center was under tight gridlock this entire weekend to make room for the presidential motorcade, parisians throughout the city were excited and cheerful wherever the O's made an appearance or just passed by in their airtight limousines next to applauding crowds. It was truly a new spirit on acclaiming the new american president we saw these past few days in the city.

The O's waving at a cheering and applauding crowd in front of the Pompidou center on Sunday morning.
An evening visit of the gargoyles atop Notre Dame with Sasha and Malia

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3 Responses to “Obamamania in Paris”

  1. # Blogger Sean Baker

    oh wow great pictures!  

  2. # Blogger Bookish.Spazz

    you're so lucky to have seen them!  

  3. # Blogger lala

    I was around Notre Dame Cathedral when Obama just arrived there. I had to go to another place in Paris because I had no enough time. I wanted to see him. Anyway my trip to Paris was very lousy and I hate it. :( the weather was bad.  

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