Pere Lachaise

It turns out that the zoo in Bois de Vincennes is closed for renovation and since that was a big draw to that park, we went to a cemetery known for its 64,000 ornate and even ostentatious tombs of the rich and famous: Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Eloise and Abalard, and...

Pooped in Paris

Hall of Mirrors, originally uploaded by Studiojmm. We’re having a lazy day here. With the exception of Mac and Maya nipping to the corner to buy croissants, we hung out in the apartment all morning. At 11, Mac and Alex went to the art museum around the corner...

An American in Paris

An American in Paris, originally uploaded by Studiojmm. I had intended to get a whole blog post done this evening but I hadn't intended Maya to nap through dinner and stay up late. Oh well. She's doing pretty well with the time shift, generally, but this...

China Photos!

So we're settling into a post-travel routine.  Mac is off at a dance workshop in Maine for the next week which gave me some time this afternoon to finally post photos. (And completely demolish rearrange the bedroom.)     My initial edit to 220 balloned to 344...

Dawn in New York

Airplanes taken: 8 (4 domestic, 4 international) Intercity buses taken: 11 (including 1 overnight from Shenzhen to Yangshou) Trains taken: 3 (including 1 overnight from Beijing to Shanghai) Between 7pm and 8pm Alex/Jen/Mac time yesterday, we squeezed in 14 hours of...

One More Day

We’re in Shanghai for one more day and then we leave China!  Alex pointed out that we will have spent 8.5% of 2006 in China. We're in Shanghai for one more day and then we leave China!  Alex pointed out that we will have spent 8.5% of 2006 in China....