Unformatted text preview: This flair is exhibited in scores of familiar monuments and landmarks but equally and more poignantly in a thousand simple moments: the bicyclist weaving down a cobbled side street; the day's baguette (a long, thin loaf of bread) tucked under the arm; the languor of patrons rustling newspapers at a sidewalk cafe; the clipped steps of confident, well-dressed men and women; toy sailboats rippling the waters of the basin in the Tuileries Gardens. Paris is approximately 100 miles (160 kilometers) from Le Havre and the English Channel to the north and about 425 miles (684 kilometers) from Marseilles and the Mediterranean Sea to the south,...
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- Spring '11
- English, Mediterranean Sea, English Channel, French cartography