First things first, breakfast! At a sidewalk cafe, with fresh bagettes and chocolate croissants. Pourquoi pas?
You know there is magic about on the Paris subway, you can tell by the fairy wings.
A visit to the flea market at Porte de Montreuil.
The booths with "brocante" items were few and far between but we did find them.
Here are a few of the vintage paper treasures I found that first day:
Back to our accommodations to settle in, followed by a delicious meal at the restaurant on the corner - beouf bourgignon and a selection of delicious desserts:
and of course, the requisite toast to celebrate our first day
in the city of Paris.