B&B Le 7 a Paris
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Today's the day when Rachel finally gets to see the Eiffel Tower. We decided to catch the Hop on Hop off double decker bus. Paris is just too big to see it all by foot. The metro in French is a little daunting.
Girls loved being in a double decker bus. This also enabled us to see a lot of things we wouldn't have been able to.
After lunch we visited Jacques Genin's shop for caramels & pate des fruits. Jacques is best known for his luscious mango passionfruit caramels. Jared & I both commented on the beautiful soft texture that melted like butter on your tongue & you can actually taste the mango & passionfruit, not just sugar. We caught a glimpse of the famous chef himself while we were there!
We then took the metro to Rue Montorgueil which ...
... it up for Kristen's sake and made an effort to make sure we saw a decent amount. We ended up walking through quiet a few rooms and viewing all the exhibition's until we made our way to the Mona Lisa. Last time I was here the line up to the front was huge and I didn't actually get to see it straight on, this time though there were a maximum of 100 people in there and we pretty much walked right up to the rope and got a few photo before being pushed out! We managed to walk ...
... fame, and Cath lights a candle at the chapel of the Virgin Mary and I light one at the chapel of St Vincent de Paul. Napoleon liked to pray in this church because of its simplicity.
We lunch at a cafe opposite Bon Marche and while I have my coffee Cath goes off shopping and when we meet up she has a lovely new soft knitted alpaca hat that droops at the back like the caps worn in the French Revolution. Very chic. She also has Liz's shoes. We metro ...
This morning we said goodbye to our fellow Trafalgar travellers, having opted to stay in Paris for an extra 2 nights. It has been a good 2 weeks, with a great bunch of people who all got on with and looked out for each other, led by great guide and bus driver.
after breakfast we moved to our last hotel of the trip in the Latin Quarter of Paris, the Crystal Hotel. Thankyou Sharon for the advice, it is centrally located for the museums we plan to do today, and also to ...
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