Relais Akena Garges Le Bourge
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Walked around base of eiffel tower. The eiffel tower, along with every other famous monument, and a lot of transit stations, are continously patrolled by french soldiers in full camo and berets, carrying FAMAS rifles. Not sure if it's always like this or just a hightened level of security after charlie hebdo stuff.
Killed time at nearby cafe (le bailli de suffren) and had some kind of french beer (can't remember the name) to ...
... the world grasping at french comprehension. In the caffeteria they had wine, cheese or charcuterie plates, karaoke and raffles. We left at about 1900 to walk home a different way and chanced upon a fabulous little tapas bar where they were also celebrating Nouveau Beaujolais Day, so we just had to stop for a glass or two of this lovely light and fruity wine. We made it home at about 2130, what a ...
... the model sailboats on its circular basin, and for the picturesque Medici Fountain, built in 1620.
The Fountain wasn't running whilst we were there but there was a pretty good kids playground. However it cost €2.50 per child to enter. Who ever heard of a playground that charges to get in? Anyway, Dad gave us the money and we spent ages in there. We actually only came out to see a puppet show. Apparently the puppet theatre has been going since 1933 ...
... metro, stopping first at an adorable used bookstore near Luxembourg Gardens. There’s nothing better than ending an afternoon (or beginning one for that matter) perusing old books!
Our last activity of the day we saved until nighttime. We wanted to see the City of Light shine from the top of the Arc de Triomphe. We arrived around 8:30, just in time to hike to the top (another set of tight spiral stairs) to see the Eiffel Tower light up at 9:00. It was an amazing view ...
... without incident. Once there it got harder because the postage stamp sized establishment was at maximum capacity with only one bartender. We finally made it over to Au Passage at 10:30 and still had to wait quite a bit because Parisians really know how to enjoy a leisurely meal and they are not rushed to get somewhere else when they are in that moment. Take a page from that book and you will probably find your experiences are more fulfilling! After that ...