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The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris by John Baxter
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“Our capacity for self-delusion appears almost infinite.”
John Baxter, The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris
“Opium had artistic significance, you know. Picasso smoked. He said the scent of opium was the least stupid smell in the world, except for that of the sea.”
John Baxter, The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris
“the essence of Paris is lost if seen through the double glazing of a hotel room or from the top of a tour bus. You must be on foot, with chilled hands thrust into your pockets, scarf wrapped round your throat, and thoughts of a hot café crème in your imagination. It made the difference between simply being present and being there.”
John Baxter, The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris