Hostellerie Blanche de Castille
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... was slow for about a third of the trip, seemed to join another line, then sped up to 300 km/h for a while and powered down again... No tunnels meant my ears didn't play up with the pressure this time. You could pick the tourists because at least 4 in our group had their cameras trained on the speed indicator ready to snap when it hit 300!
We arrived to drizzle in Paris - not at all how we left it two weeks ago. Globus had a ...
... tone of the cathedral's original bells.
Bells of Notre Dame de ParisNameMassDia meterNoteEmmanuel13271 kg261 cmE♭2Marie6023 kg206.5 ...
... and so hideous that even the most indifferent nose bleeding madames eventually give in and watched the show (see photo).
Every now and then you also have "beggars" on the train. But that word doesn't quite accurately describe these down-on-their-luck folk. Their MO is quite interesting - truly French and unlike anything I've seen. When one such individual comes on board, he first clears his throat and then beings: "Mesdames et Messieurs, ...
... cheap sandwiches and fruit. It's a nice change to be able to eat frugally even in the touristy sections. So breakfast today is a bologna and cheese sandwich for $1.75 and a Monster energy drink for $2.50. It seems the closer I get to America the more it's like America.
So my feet don't smell anymore... I think. And this is big news, ask Marc. I sprayed them with what I thought was disinfectant but was actual stain remover and sprayed my shoes. Turned my shoes white ...
... the other couple didn't turn up, so we had a personal tour guide. She has a history degree and so was so informative, it was probably information overload, but her interesting facts have guided us in our walks around Paris.
We went on a sunset boat cruise along the River Seine and that was wonderful.
Our hotel overlooks the River Seine, we have windows that open up completely so we can stand there and watch and listen to the goings on below.
We visited the bridge of locks ...