Hotel Montsouris Orleans
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... out of the many fountains but they were having a good time. The canal on the southern side of the road was not nearly as impressive or as well loved, and appeared to be more functional. Wednesday 6th August Off to Palais Versailles today. Morning rendezvous worked well and had time for a lovely omelet for breakfast. Rain got heavier as we got closer to the palace but eased a bit when we arrived. Have never seen so many people lined up to get in ...
... to enter at various exhibits.
We navigated somehow with the use of signs to see the Mona Lisa. The crowd was HUGE already at the start of the day. There was some sort of system that seemed to mean you came towards the painting from the back and SUPPOSEDLY move away from the front allowing others to see…. Whatever the system, it wasn’t working! We patiently waited for the crowd to move forward and were pushed and prodded from behind as if in a ...
... where there is a large collection of Monet's works along with those of several other Impressionist artists. (Renoir, Sisley, Pissaro, and Morisot). It is a great museum even though it is small.
We found a little cafe for lunch. It was a bit challenging because our server did not speak any English. We had good food, though, and mousse au chocolat for dessert.
After lunch we went to the Orsay Museum. The Orsay also has a lot ...
... The kids all wanted Hi 5's as I ran past and the adults would call Allez! Allez Stacey! reading my name on my running bib. I was wearing an Australia Singlet so also got a lot of encouragement from other runners yelling Aussie, Aussie, Aussie and spoke to other Aussies also running. The first 10 km's were very congested. I was frustrated having to weave and dodge around runners and spectators. At one point around 4km I even came to a walk for about ...
... worth the walk. The complex was originally built as a residence for France's war veterans. Built in 1676, initiated by Louis XIV, today it is a museum of France's military history, as well as a hospital and a retirement home for war veterans, the building's original purpose. The military history dates back to the early centuries, through to Napoleon, and the twentieth century. The section on the First World War was interesting as many of ...