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... up more than a week with sight-seeing, eating and wandering through the historic streets.
We flew into Paris very early on Friday morning. Conor's good friends from his time in France a couple years ago live in Paris. We had hoped to spend the weekend exploring with them, but we didn't plan far enough ahead and they already had a weekend trip to Normandy planned. They were generous enough to let us stay in their flat despite them being out of town. Immediately after landing ...
... phone just anywhere. So, lucky me, they let me leave all my things at the front desk because you can only bring the allowed materials into the testing room (which is stupid because there were a lot of people in the same situation who were just in Paris for the day to take the test, so they had nowhere to leave there belongings).
After leaving my bag with the front desk I went to wait with the others waiting for the check ...
... where NO insurance company will insure any vehicle. Also, the view of the city from up there was spectacular.
Then we walked down the Champs 'Élysées to the Louvre, a pretty fair hike! That is where the Tour de France ends so it was fun to see. We jumped back on the Batobus, the jump-on-jump-off boat. Today was sunny, so it was fun to take the same ride as we did yesterday in the rain. And, it gave our dogs a rest! (7 miles and ...
... though I'm a big fan of the movie, I had no idea this was a real place. Lucky for us, Kyla is great at making friends and we got the tip from fellow US travelers while on the metro. Lucky for them, they bought tickets in advance and left us in the dust when we first got there. The line stretched a couple blocks and even Jo's charm couldn't buy us a deal better than the sticker price listed on the poster outside of the venue. Maybe next time.
... the riverside stalls selling numerous goods.We found a cafe for lunch , as usual the food was lovely, with a view over Notre Dame.
We continued wandering until we reached the Jardiniere des Tuileries, where the Orangerie Gallery is, with beautiful exhibits of some of Monet's Water lilies series.On the ground level were more artists works, including Cezanne. It always seems surreal to be looking at the original ...