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Day 18 – May 18 Conflans and Versailles
Last day, sigh.
Since Bill had visited Versailles recently, just Ruth took
Versailles is an elegant reminder of the opulence of the French kings. We wandered through room after room of elaborate decorations, exquisitely painted ceilings, and large impressive paintings. One in ...
... bags only tell part of a story. We live in a very chic part of town, visited by many tourists and residents in the neighborhood who seem to be spared the economic realities of their peers. It is no surprise that tourists are buying. But I'm not so sure about the local residents anymore.
Walking, as I do, on lots of side streets, even in ...
... goes thru the Channel Tunnel (fondly known as the Chunnel) which is a 31 mile undersea rail tunnel linking the UK to France. Wouldn’t you know that I fell asleep almost as soon as the train left?! I only woke up a couple of times because my ears started to pop because of the speeds.
Once we got settled, we struck up a conversation with one of our traveling companions, Rosalie who is a New Zealand citizen but now lives in Australia. Actually ...
... them... But what do you do, these things happen :) Arrived in Paris at Charles de Gaulle Airport. It's freaking hot and moist her, inside the airport. Gorgeous airport anyway ;) Meet up with Silje and the Norwegian Students, I believe 50% will be Swedish students and 25% Norwegian and 25% Finnish students. Will probably write on the plane to Tokyo, don't know when that will be up. あった ね！ エーリン ...
What a fantastic, relaxing day we’ve had. We are lucky that all three of us agree that vacation is not just about checking things to see off of a list, but taking time to watch the people of the culture you’re in and to see the city around you on a personal level. Patrick and Francoise invited us to spend today with them. After feeding us breakfast (fresh bread every morning, nutella ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed