Chateau de Grande Romaine
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... to our phones.
Anyway - We made it to Paris! We took the ferry over from Dover, England to Calais, France, spent the night in Calais and then drove to Paris today. We did lots of cool stuff in England that didn't make it to our blog yet (like Windsor Castle & Stonehenge). I think Phil is putting together pics while I'm writing this, so I'll just put a few of the kids at the Calais ...
... commissioned to be built by Napoleon I in the 1820's as a tribute to his armies for there victories. Unfortunately we couldn't climb up it as it was closed today due strike action by the people who work there. But we were able to see the grave of the unknown French warrior who died during WWI and was buried there in 1920 & the eternal flame that was lit on the grave in 1923. Then we drove past the Eiffel Tower again, which is not quite as impressive as it ...
... luggage. Even within Rail Europe who sold us the tickets, some people said we'd be fine while others said it wasn't worth the risk. Certainly the prospect of spending 24 hours in a Spanish town we'd never heard of while forfeiting one night of a hotel booking in Portugal did not appeal one bit, so we were a little bit worried. The French train pulled in bang on time. We had our bags with us, so were able to jump off ...
... himself entertained on the iPad until the female race started. The women are not in the Tour, but had their own race happening around the final circuit. After they finished, I decided to take a walk around and discovered a Laudree location! I had been wanting to take Evan there as they supposedly have the most amazing macarons! As a treat, I bought 8 macarons: iced mint, salted caramel, red fruits, strawberry, pistachio, lemon ...
... but hey were contributed to the masses like everyone else! The hall of mirrors was impressive - and amazing to hear that the most important thing in the royal court was upholding etiquette! If you got it wrong you were stuffed for life. The were even daily seatings with the king and queen in the dinner room - where the nobility came to watch them eat their meal! We saw Marie Antoinette's bedroom and the small door ...