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Travel Blogs from Évry
Woke up with a glimmer of a plan and went about bringing it to full flame. The Parc de Buttes was highlighted in a number of "Top Ten" recommendations for Paris, so, having seen a lot of museums last year, decided to take the long trip (by Metro) to Buttes Chaumond. It was worth it. This once very run down area was reclaimed 150 ...
... the Moulin Rouge was followed by a walk to Montmartre and up the stairs to Basilica Sacre-Coeur. Last but not least a walk through Jardins du Trocadero and to the very top of the Eiffel Tower was the end to a great couple of days. My trip to Paris made me realise that when it seems like everything is going wrong keep smiling and you may be surprised at what you will experience and to never give up on a city as you will find the beauty in it somewhere :-) Enjoy the pics (there are lots!) ...
... around full of locals enjoying a drink and lunch. It was really good to go somewhere that showed me a different and less touristy part of Paris. We sat in a cafe where they were doing some kind of alcohol promotion so lots of people partying and Guilhaume told me more about himself. He loves travel and meeting people from around the world. Hasn't been to Australia yet, but his favourite city is Rio - no surprises there! His nickname is Nok. I asked why? He had trouble explaining ...
... to see so we carried on and visited the hotel de ville which was the government building but was an ornate building and was beautiful to see. We then wandered to see both the place des Vosges and the place de la Bastille - these were lovely squares. Following this we wandered by the canal st Martin. After a tiresome day we headed for some dinner on an outside terrace which was tasty and very relaxing before heading back to ...
... up going to get a sandwich and water while waiting in line. We were getting nervous because we still had to go get our stuff from the hostel and get to the train station in time for our train. By the time we got in, we had about an hour until our self-made time limit where we had to go. Man, we raced through it all. I didn’t mind since I saw it all last year. It actually isn’t all that much and we did it in 50 minutes.
We rushed back to the metro ...
Other places to stay in Évry
3 Rue de la Mare Neuve, Évry | 3 star hotelfrom $101
52 Boulevard des Coquibus, Évry | 3 star hotelfrom $103
1 Avenue du lac, Évry | 2 star hotelfrom $68
8 rue Du Bois Chaland Lisses, Évry | 2 star hotelfrom $75
Avenue des Parcs , Évry | Hotelfrom $198