Traveling in style

11 Aug

Chris and I celebrated our first year of marriage together this past weekend! If I’m not mistaken, your first anniversary is to be celebrated with some sort of modest gift made of paper. We wholeheartedly agreed that since we are lucky enough to celebrate our first anniversary in Paris, the city of lights and love, we should do something a bit more flashy and romantic than something made of paper. So, we rented a Vespa for 24 hours! We cruised the streets of Paris on a beautiful sunny day, making stops along the way in our favorite parts of town to go for a stroll, grab some lunch, lounge in a few parks, and have a sunset picnic along the Seine. The adventure definitely turned out to be one of the highlights of this extended vacation/honeymoon/30-year old life-hiatus we are currently spending in Paris. Check out the photos.

Looking as badass as possible on a cherry red scooter!

Testing out on Rue Gustave Zede

Le Marais & Place des Vosges

Helmet head

Recreating National Lampoon's European Vacation

Jardins des Tuileries summer fair

Banh-mi sandwiches on Canal St. Martin

Rush hour around Place de la Concorde

The perfect picnic spot on Ile-de-la-Cite

Almost full moon over Pont Neuf

 

 

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2 Responses to “Traveling in style”

  1. Mom August 11, 2011 at 2:40 pm #

    Absolutely lovely. What a beautiful way to celebrate one year of marriage..
    Pictures are great. Midnight in Paris type.
    You should do that on the last day too.

  2. Elizabeth August 19, 2011 at 10:37 pm #

    Happy Anniversary! It looks like you guys are having so much fun- we miss you at GeneDx! I don’t know if you heard, but I got engaged and am having fun starting to plan! Hope all is well 🙂

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