On the way back from the Catacombs, we stopped by the Luxembourg Palace and gardens. They were built by Maria de Medici (we know quite a bit about this women since her life is chronicled in detail by a series of painting by Rubens that are so extensive they require their own entire room in the Louvre). While it was a chilly day, we did managed to enjoy the sunshine. We also wandered over to Saint-Sulpice. It is the second largest church in Paris and was beautiful (and warm). Afterwards we headed to the famous cafe, Les Deux Magots. Les Deux Magots was a famous rendezvous point for the literary and intellectual elite of Paris. People such as Simon de Beauvoir, Jean-Paul Sartre, Ernest Hemingway, Albert Camus and Picasso were all known to frequent the cafe. Tres chic!

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