Paris in the ’20s

Look at that. Paris’ Cafe de la Paix in the ’20s. Shot on silent ‘travel reel’ by American traveler named Burton Holmes. Apparently went on first Trans-Siberian, got first film of Japan. And coined the term ‘travelogue.’

I wish people still wore hats.

Here’s the video from Travel Film Archive:

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Robert Reid is a travel writer (Lonely Planet, New York Times, ESPN), travel expert (Today Show, CNN's Headline News), travel videographer (76-Second Travel Show) and travel artist (don't ask).
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