Hotel Daunou Opera
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... I ran through the subways and made it with ten minutes to spare! Which would have been perfect if I knew anything about international bus travel in Europe. It took me a bit to even find the station, which had several companies in the building. And then when I found the right area, there was no information desk or attendants who I could ask where the heck do I catch this bus?! My ten minutes ran out quick. So I got in the very long line at the tickets counter. 45 ...
Here we are in Paris - just a short 45 minute flight from Amsterdam - bags arrived and we're ready to go. We grab a cab from CDG to the apartment at 51 rue Blanche 75009 Paris. After the cab driver got ****** at T&J for a bag surcharge and left in a huff (58 Euros) we entered the code to our 3 bedroom apartment on the 2nd floor. To say this place is tiny would be an understatement. The main floor has 15' ceilings, but the owners ...
... house was never a speedy process but we were finally out by noon. Our place is a 20 - 30 minute walk to the Eiffel tower so we walked over. At the Eiffel tower, Carissa, her dad and the kids to the elevator up whereas Kevin, Allison and myself walked up. There are 3 levels to the Eiffel tower but as we learned you can only walk upto the second level. Beyond that you have to take the elevator to get to the top. Upto this point of our stay in ...
... at all. The chateau is very silly, and it was still quite crowded. I'm not sure I was impressed, but I did like standing in the Hall of Mirrors.
When done, we returned to the city, bought a bottle of wine, and sat and watched the Aristocats and Sophia Coppola's Marie Antoinette. The Aristocats was better. But I liked the dresses in MA. It was just boring.
Then, to bed.
... as a souvenir.
The meal was lovely, and there was a band and dance floor before the show. A few brave couples danced, and there was a a pair that were really very good! They got a round of applause from us all.
The show itself was tile "Feerie" and it was spectacular. I have never seen live cabaret before, and when I booked the ticket, the gentleman emphasised that the show was very French, and not in the style of American shows that you would see in ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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