BEST WESTERN PLUS Paris Val de Bievre
Travel Blogs from Jouy en Josas
... Our server was very kind and explained a few menu items for us before we ordered. Evan started with grilled, shell and head on shrimp; I had a cold almond and garlic soup; while Brad had little squids. Brad and Evan then feasted on duck while I had tuna. When we ordered these dishes she warned us that the duck and tuna would be pink in the middle. We have had these warnings a few times, so I get the impression that Anglophones have had issues with it ...
... for so many years. When we arrived at the bridge it was apparent that thousands of people had come to this bridge to pronounce their eternal love to each other! For our last dinner here together, we went to a local pub for happy hour. I had a lovely salad and Brett had a hamburger. He ordered it like he usually does - plain and well-done. Unfortunately, it came medium rare with everything on it. So obviously he would not eat it. Me, I loved it! So we switched ...
Woken by the rubbish trucks - they do a daily circuit emptying bins - sidewalk and business bins.
Today is Monday so the shops are open - yeah - we can go and LOOK at Galleria Lafayette etc
We walked to GL - it was reasonably close to where we were staying.
Had a yummy vegetarian crepe for lunch then headed to have a look at the Luxembourg Gardens and ideally have a sit down in the sunshine for a recharge. Perfect - they had free ...
... we are being shooed out of Aleks' hostel, obviously now unable to get into the Catacombs with our huge backpacks, and this guy is absolutely ******. Talk about a mood killer. Had he calmly explained to Aleks his reasonings I would say sure that's fair I suppose, but this is no five star Shangri-La. Unfortunately, I was unable to feel any remorse for this front desk guy but Karliana and I felt like jerks for Aleks' sake. I scrapped ...
... Latin quarter to Notre Dame. The place were Paris started. Burried in the beautiful block street is a gold disk that many believe if you touch it will bring good luck. Of course we touched it!
We topped off the night with gelato and the boys ate crepes filled with Nutella and bananas. More walking and catching the metro. We reaches our hotel at 10:30 pm...so happy to be here. A good day in Paris. Bonnie unit! (Good night)
Ps - no pictures until I can get my computer to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center