Hotel Atala Champs Elysees
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... the Mona Lisa, of course, nice to see once but probably not worth all of the craziness. Then we saw the winged Wonder Woman, or whatever she's called, not really sure why she was so special. After her we saw the Venus de milo, once again, not all too spectacular. After the slightly disappointing statues we quested off to find some good old Rembrandt to round off ...
It's our last day!
We slept in and started with a leisurely free breakfast at our hotel. They put out a very nice breakfast, with something for everyone. I think our hotel caters to Americans, because they have lots of little touches we haven't seen elsewhere: ice machine, real blow dryers, thick toilet paper, washcloths, mini-fridge,tea maker, lots of power outlets, very nice receptionists that speak good English, ...
... and Jewellery having their flagship stores along this street. We drove past the Invalides which is a museum, a hotel, a home for ex veterans who are disabled or cannot look after themselves and is also home to the burial ground for Napoleon. The dome of the museum is covered in gold leaf weighing in at 10 tonnes, it is beautiful.
There are so many amazing old and beautiful things to see in Paris, too many to mention in my blog.
We spent ...
... perhaps tortured as the greats seem to be. I liked what I saw but found his work to be dark and contemplative...
Last stop for the day was the Musee de l'Orangerie - where we sat absolutely absorbed by Monet's eight enormous 'Water Lilies' which wrapped around two large oval rooms. We joined all the other art buffs (ok well we were pretending to be artsy) on the central seats just looking....bliss...what talent!
... refer to now as the most ridiculous story in my arsenal.
I'm sorry it was such a doozy, but holy hell I don't know if I could have explained it any shorter. We survived and lived to tell another day. With Copenhagen on the way, I can't wait to see my two good friends Anders and Kasper. Stay tuned for that adventure because it is bound to be tremendous. Love you all and thank you for staying loyal and reading these when you have time!
Peace and Love,