Video: Kovacevic family in Paris

A patisserie near the Arc de Triomphe. - DEJAN KOVACEVIC / DKPS

PARIS -- Bonjour!

This surprise final leg of our seven-day vacation spanning Iceland, England and now France -- it was a surprise to our kids, anyway -- saw us ride the Eurostar high-speed train under the Channel and emerge in Paris, where we did the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysees, the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Shakespeare and Company bookstore and so, so much more.

Still, we encapsulated all that into our last of the two-minute trip videos, while still ensuring that Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo got a little face time:

If you missed it, this was our video from London ...

And the three from Iceland:

Thanks for watching these and for all the kind wishes through the trip. We hadn't taken a break of any kind since this business launched more than four years ago, and the kids ... well, let's just say the kids were a little weary of that. This was for them.

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