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... a black cat and, "Le Chat Noir 1881." We had eaten our pastries so late, that neither of us were very hungry for lunch, but it seemed to good of an opportunity to pass up. We asked for a table, and ordered wine with a Charcuterie Board. While sitting at the table, we googled "Le Chat Noir," and read about the cafe's cool history. The cafe is thought to be the first modern day cabaret. And while the club has moved between three locations, this is the last location. I encourage you ...
... was freezing cold and rainy. Everything in the city of Paris is basically the same color. The river, the buildings, the sidewalks, even the sky, all tends to have this brownish, tan blah color. I can only imagine how much prettier it must be in the summer. Also, Paris is highly known for having pickpockets and scammers. It is 100% true. After being told what to look out for, we started to see them everywhere. That doesn't give you a very safe or ...
... priest could read.
Then a photo stop at the Eiffel Tower which will tonight be bathed in rose coloured light for breast cancer awareness.
Then a drive around the city including driving past the building where Napoleon Bonaparte is buried. Once a year his descendants come and celebrate mass I this chapel. Queen Victoria had to give permission for his body to be buried in Paris as he had been in excise when he died. we were then ...
... wait), before walking heading back to our accommodation via Jardin Luxembough – where we stopped a while under shady trees to listen to the orchestral band playing classical music in the rotunda (delightful) while I consumed the Grand Macaron (also delightful).
Climbing the 7 flights of stairs after a long day riding bikes and walking around…didn’t love it.
As I’m typing this….OMG spaetzle dinner smells ...
... on their iphones so any time we set out to go somewhere the area we cover looks like a drunk weaving from side to side. We are covering at least twice the distance required, I am pretty sure they are both running a scam to "pretend" to be lost so they can ask attractive Parisians for directions. Yesterday we ended up at the ring road (way out of our way) rather than Sacred Cour - we gave ...