Paris … There are various ways to see Paris. You can do it on your own and discover things or you can go on a guided tour which will probably save you time but won’t give you the same feeling of working things out for yourself. You can hire a cab or walk and explore to your heart’s content. Walk down the Champs Elysees from the Arc de Triomphe and you pass some famous restaurants and hotels. Midway is the Rond Point and from there to the Place de la Concorde you may walk down a tree-lined avenue to Avenue Gabriel, where you find public buildings, including the Presidential Palace and the American Embassy. At the Place de la Concorde you’ll encounter the Crillon and the Marine Ministry. About two blocks away is the Church of the
SPECTATOR SPORTS… Horse racing goes on almost all year at one track or another near Paris. Soccer is popular at the Parc des Princes and at Colombes Stadium. Tennis tournaments and championship matches take place at Stade Roland-Garros in the Bois. Boxing matches are frequent. Basketball games during the winter.
SPORTS … There is a fine golf course at St. Cloud (card necessary), also at St. Germain, Chantilly, Mortefontaine, etc. Riding in the Bois. There is skiing in the French Alps and the Pyrenees in winter. Yachting, swimming, fishing, golf, riding all along the Riviera, Deauville, Biarritz, and good fishing in Brittany.
PHOTOGRAPHY … Black-and-white and color still and movie films are available in Paris and other big cities; so are cameras. Prices are considerably higher than in the United States but includes processing. Kodak-Pathe S.A. is located at 39 Avenue Montaigne, Paris.
RELIGION … France is a Catholic country and there are many magnificent Cathedrals which hold ‘Mass. There are also many Protestant churches in Paris: American Church, British Embassy Church, Presbyterian Church, Eglise de L’Etoile; Eglise de Passy Eglise du Saint Esprit, Eglise de la Mission Etrangere, Methodist Church, Quakers, Russian Orthodox Church, Grande Synagogue. And in Nice, the beautiful Church of the Holy Spirit, the only American Protestant church in France, outside Paris.