Hotel des Buttes Chaumont
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I wound up walking parts of both wings and all three floors hence the 10 mile day. I knew I would only be able to see a small portion so I chose to focus on the Flemish painters of the Renaissance and the Italian painters. I made the mistake of trying to go see the Italians first but that’s where the Mona Lisa is kept and I turned to flee before I was trampled to death.
As such, picture #10 was the first room I walked into. ...
... they were not air conditioned but expensive. We sat there and sweated through our dinner. It was like eating in a sauna. Even if the food had been good we would not have enjoyed it. It was very average and very overpriced and a waste of money as we didn't get the air conditioning we were seeking. I kept wiping the sweat from my head using their nice serviette and leaving brown oily marks on it.
We then went and bought something we had not known of until ...
... summertime heat must melt part of the pavement, causing the kick stands to make the indentations in the asphalt. I prefer the quaint cobblestone, narrow streets to walk down. I'm not sure of a size comparison but Paris doesn't feel as huge to me as cities like NYC or DC. I'll have to check out the size facts. Maybe Paris is more like Chicago in land and population sizes. Tomorrow, we will visit the Musée d'Orsay! According to Sarah's iPhone health app, we walked 6.33 miles ...
... and was where the shop was located. At this level we bought a ticket to the top of the tower. It was very crowded and the Champagne Bar at the top was not how I imagined it.....but it didn't matter... the views were great.
The Eiffel is what I always think of when I think of Paris and now that memory will always include the evening at Eiffel 58. Another tick from the bucket ...
... pm light show on the tower. Really spectacular!!
It had stopped raining by the time we left the restaurant and started to head back to he hotel. On the way back DM wanted to ride the merry-go-round ride just across the street from the Eiffel Tower.
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