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... climb to the stop. The views of the city were stunning. France is truly a city designers dream. All of the streets were perfectly symmetrical, all merging at the Arc de Troimphe creating an eye-pleasing cobblestone round about. I will however include a brief comment about French driving - Americans should never complain about the lack of blinker-usage some people exhibiting when attempting to change lanes. At least we HAVE lanes on our roads.
Day 1 continued with a walk ...
... warm day and there were lots of people out enjoying this very unusual weather. Got ourselves sorted and went for dinner before having an early night.
Today we caught the metro to Hotel de Ville and Lou enjoyed the Chanel counter at the BHV. The helpful assistant gave Sophie her own little bag and a free sample of parfume. She was so excited. Jumped back on the metro stopping at the Champs Élysées for a ...
... cheese tasting class with Jeff.
Sat on a bench at the Metro to decide where to go & the man next to me talked to the pigeons while he fed them. Since "Midnight In Paris" is currently my favorite movie, I decided to go to the Pont Alexandre to see the bridge lit up at night. Arrived & no lights were on. I sat on the cold marble to wait, in the meantime, the Eiffle Tower sparkled on top of the hour. It was after 6pm & cold, still the ornate lights ...
... did have to show them at certain stations or put them through a machine in order to exit. I for sure remember having to do this at the Eiffel Tower stop and I think on the way back from Versailles. Versailles is reached using the RER C line which is a separate train from the Metro and costs a little more, but is the best way to get out there.
Paris is also very walkable, as you know from all of my posts about how many miles ...
... for fresh salami and a slice of green peppercorn and cognac terrine, some marinated olives, and finally a bottle of C******nay, and we were set. I could have spent the whole morning in this street, looking at all the flower sellers and food shops, ( I've never seen so many different types of tomatoes), and gorgeous patisseries where we grabbed a couple of macaroons for our picnic.
Before that though, we headed down to the Musee Rodin, which ...