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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... feces and ancient urine (and a whiff maybe of dead animal). Whatever it was - it was not charming, or French it was just 'get a grip Parisian officials and spend some tourist cash on your disgusting train service. No excuse for a 'first world' city. As an example of how out of date it was...the french ticket vendor person was surprised and delighted by my use of a 'tablet' for maps. Really??
Anywho, I digress.
The train service ...
... in frustration an anger at the internet before venturing to other parts of the hotel for a good signal. Finally getting through I had a quick chat to the family but the time difference made this difficult as they were preparing for an afternoon nap whilst we were getting ready to go out! After all the well wishes we made our way to the Notre Dame for a international Christmas service, thinking being an international one it would be in English. We were proven wrong ...
... stairs to get to the top of Montmartre Hill. It also involves passing lots of cafes with Parisians seated and street gazing. We joined them by ordering crepes and coffee (hot chocolates for the girls) at one of the many street cafes. Further along up the hill we passed by one of the original windmills above a famous restaurant, Moulin de la Galette. The Montmartre streets felt familiar for some other reason as we browsed the shops and market stalls. ...
... at the 850 year old building. The famous rose, larger than I had imagined before, glows.
I could not stay for long and promised myself not to take the tour without my friend, I headed up Boulevard de Sebastopol to Gare de l'Est train station. Not a short walk either, but the outside of the train station was amazing! It was only 3 km or just under 2 miles. Probably ...
Today we head to the Markets, one of the oldest in our neighbourhood. It wasn't as big as I thought it may be and some stalls had closed early or maybe simply decided not to open for the day. No surprise we are in France! It was not that special really, I didn't buy anything, but in hindsight this is probably where we could have bought our fruit & veg safely. Unlike (dare I say) the Monoprix where they like to ...