New Year's Eve was celebrated by going to the see Hugo Cabret with friends that live part-time in Paris, eating Chinese take-out with a dessert of clafoutis and a meringue concoction of some sort and watching the Eiffel Tower light up at the stroke of midnight! Going to the Eiffel Tower was Carmela's request and so at 11:30 or so we set out planning to walk but got lucky and found a cab. It was chaos but we managed to skirt most of it, witnessed the great tower lighting up and then headed home, this time on foot. An efficient and appropriate ending to a celebratory day.
Delicious clafoutis, changed my whole impression of this well-known peasant dessert
Our dedicated traveller at midnight
Not a bad place to start the new year.