Travel Blogs from Paris
We had a relaxing ride on the Eurostar to Paris. The metro ride to the restaurant was a little stressful, but the girls did great. They got an education in the ups and downs of public transportation in Paris. It made them appreciate how nice the London tube is.
Dinner was excellent. We had chicken, delicious potatoes, green beans and a wonderful salad. Sorry, I forgot to take a picture again.
After dinner we walked up the ...
... really just a big, four-legged metal spire with three landing areas, all of which you must pay to ascend. Not worth the time or trip up, we decided.
We wandered down the river Seine and came to Les Envalides, a former veteran's hospital built a few hundred years ago and now a military museum that also contains the tomb of Napoleon. It's quite an impressive old stone building with massive old cannons ...
... a bit seedy and started walking behind me, so I changed
my course! I was warned about thieves around Sacre Coeur. I walked past another
guy on a bench who started talking crudely to me, so I came to the conclusion
the black cat WAS trying to warn me of something! I headed to the Musée de
Montmartre (where ANOTHER black cat crossed my path). I loved it the building
(oldest in Montmartre) and the exhibits! The gardens ...
... amazing. 360o across the whole of Paris, and staring straight back at the Eiffel Tower. The weather was sensational; about 24c and scattered cloud with clear air and views for miles. We were a bit spent after only 2 attractions today so we jumped back on the metro and got home at around 4pm. Mum shot down to the laundry, Dad went for a walk and the kids, well the kids 'communicated'! Later we went out for dinner at an Italian ...
... is good and we want to take a holiday. Actually, maybe the French have the right idea. Presently working on Pete to adopt the French way. They do have the most amazing monuments, statues and tributes - some made of gold, which seem to commemorate every living and dead leader, orator, king, writer or scholar. There are lots of naked ones usually with a religious connection - not going to go there! There is ...
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