Dion Bouton Hotel
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18th September - Today we went to the Louvre and Tuileries Gardens at Place de la Concorde and then onto Champs Elysees and Arc de Triomphe. Lots of walking but best way to see everything.
The Louvre was as always extremely busy and of course the busiest place was the Mona Lisa painting and the Venus de Milo sculpture. I had to fight Mona Lisa's paparrazi to get a half decent picture but still could not ...
... made us a wonderful Thai chicken dinner with a glass of wine and we called it a night.
After sleeping in and getting a good nights rest, we were ready to take on our first full day in Paris. We walked about 5 miles around Paris exploring many of the attractions it had to offer. Did I mention it is ridiculously hot and humid in Europe? Holy cow! Coming from the desert at 115 degrees we thought we ...
... and all the people who blatantly ignore the no cameras signs and get my fill of Impressionists, Post-Impressionists with the bonus of Art Nouveau furniture.
So the plan was to walk to the Cluny and then Ste. Chapelle while doing some window shopping along the way. And then the window shopping took over. I was starting to worry that this trip would be a repeat of the last with rushed shopping at the ...
There's a rare occasion when your horoscope actually suits the day, and today mine so happened:
It's a great day to explore your memories of the past, or mementos from long ago. Old letters, photos and journal entries hold a wealth of insight into the person you used to be and who you are now. Plus, it's fun just to steep yourself in thoughts of the old days. It's also a good day to call up a long-lost friend or ask an older relative ...
... balmy, so changed our plans to ascending the Notre Dame and the Arc de Triomphe. We were a tad early so we waited patiently in the queue with other tourists and watched the world go by,and eavesdrop on conversations around us (those that could be understood). It was a spiral staircase to the top of the Notre Dame, stone steps that became progressively smaller and tighter it seemed as you reached the top. I am sure these stairs would exclude a lot ...
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