Quality Hotel Axel Opera
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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... Tulleries sitting for a few minutes around the big fountain, enjoying another warm, gorgeous morning. We walked down to the Louvre and then decided to go to St Eustache, which I had marked on my map app. Let me do a shout out for a minute for Maps to Go app on my iPad - before we go away, I will mark sights and restaurants I want to see. Then using GPS, you can keep track of where you are and I will bring up the map and see ...
... It is really tall! After the tour we continued along La Seine and stopped to have lunch. After lunch we went to the Notre-Dame de Paris. The church was beautiful on the outside, even though there was not the typical spire in front. Inside it was very different than the other churches we saw in Italia. There weren't any large frescos or large paintings. Instead, there was beautiful stained glass and massive vaulted ...
... lavish like some of the castles. It is similar in standard to Chatsworth House in England, but not as large or quite as grand. It is also famous for being the Château that Hergé based the Château of Captain Haddock on in the Tin Tin series of comic books. In the comics the outside sections of the building are omitted. This was a good Château to see but it is on a smaller scale than Chenonceau.
The third Château we stopped at was Chambord. This was built as a hunting ...
... preferable to have control over some a/c.
Out for a walk and stopped off at a cafe for a small warming round into the stopbutts. The French waiter's interpretation of a dry white wine was quite different ours and one of the selections had more than a tinge of sweetness about it. However, we soldiered on !!
A longish walk along Blvd des Italiens and into Blvd Madeleine, past Opera Garnier until we reached L'Eglise de la Madeleine. A sermon was ...
... can later be filled with the largest of windows, so that the church is all light and no walls. But windows need light and the clouds were still low and the sun was setting, but we were almost there. We saw the windows in the dullest of dusk, and think that maybe Sainte Chapelle should invest in some flood lamps rather than rely on natural forces to put on the show.
Back to Notre Dame and the dome that has no ...