Hotel de Seine
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- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
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... s enclave in the city.
The word Montmartre is translated to mean "mountain of the martyr" and was derived from the martyrdom of Saint Denis - the bishop of Paris - who was decapitated atop the hill in 250 AD.
This hill outside the city was settled because, during the nineteenth century, the emperor Napoleon III had given much of the prime land inside the city to his wealthy friends, who were charged with the task of developing it. The original ...
... for a walk around the markets near the Church. Lots of artists doing paintings on their easels or painting portraits and there was even one artist doing the old fashioned silhouette cut-out in black paper.
Unfortunately 'Lovelocks' have made their way to the chain wire fence outside Sacre Couer.
This time we walked down the steps instead of taking the funicular and found ...
... where we saw countless masterpieces, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Renoir, Degas, Monet, Manet, Seurat, Rodin and others!! Once again we were struck by our lack of talent! We were just exiting when we realized we had not seen Whistler's Mother, so we hurried back in, only to discover that she was in Japan!! Oh, well, maybe next time!! After lunch at a little outdoor cafe Dad and I walked to the Madeline Church, and then on to see the Arch to Triumph to pay our respects to the tomb of the ...
... Dame. Trying to hurry off without being bothered Jack decides to talk to Jeff .... Jeff... Jeff. Jeff decides that we're friends now, Ganzer and I disagree and walk forward with a steady pace, we don't need anyone slowing us down, especially someone who may just literally be slow. We aren't happy as we try get away from him and go get money out from the ATM. We're waiting in a long, slow moving line, this doesn't bother us because we don't have too much to do, it's freezing cold in ...
... also received our official Pax Lodge pins. The girls participated in a badge activity and pinned our Huntington Beach patch on the map hanging on the dining room wall. The girls shared their swaps they made with our troops (wood surfboard pins) and we took some more photos. We jumped back on the bus and headed to the train station for our adventure on the Eurostar.
We grabbed lunch in the train ...