Adagio Access La Defense Leonard de Vinci
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... it to navigate and learn about the most important works. He really wanted to see The Gates of Hell and The Thinker, but they are both in the gardens so he had to wait until we finished in the gallery. We did, however, check out the "Cathedral" and the many sketches of Balzac inside. It was neat to see all the studies Rodin did for The Gates of Hell too. Finally we went to the incredible gardens and saw The Gates, which are so large and detailed! ...
... day. Having seen the Monet exhibition in Melbourne last year which had a full sized photographic replica of the giant oval waterlilly paintings, we were surprised how much more life and vitality is in the original.
After walking back along the Seine to our apartment around 7pm we heard organ music coming from the church across the street. We wandered in and were treated to a free concert provided by what appears to have been students (adult or teenage) of an organist/teacher ...
... there is actually 8 of us Aussies... The rest are mainly from USA and are all "good sorts". Fat Tyre Bike Tours have 3 separate bike tours leaving for Versailles today (and that doesn't include any of their other tours (ie walking). Bill told us that they have about 140 staff working for them now. We start heading off to catch the train to Versailles. Paris has both a metro only service and a "country" service. We were supposed to catch the ...
... had a look around Montmartre with all the artists trying to draw our portrait or sell their art work. We caught the Furnicular down the hill and had some lunch in the park before we met Mary and Joe at the Catacombs, we waited in the line for about 20 minutes and Mary left us then as she didn't want to attempt the many steps down to the catacombs then more on the way up. The catacombs holds the remains of 6 ...
... For every one Parisian there are eight tourists. 8. Tourists are annoying. By tourists, we mean everyone but us. There is nothing more annoying than loitering tourists with cameras who walk zero miles an hour and stop in the middle of a packed sidewalk to take photos. Move to the side people! 9. We both do a GREAT Borat impersonation. 10. Bathrooms in Europe are like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get! Some have toilet ...
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