Hotel Sovereign Bord De Seine
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... out in its own right...the up hill climb to the Pantheon is a good bit of work, with Heather suggesting "this place better be worth it!" But unfortunately as we came around the corner we discovered that the entire top half (the whole dome) is covered in white tarp, structural steel, and a tower crane...the dome is being restored for the next 3 years :( Inside the Pantheon, its nice, but not overly impressive especially since the inside of the dome is covered up too. The crypts ...
... side it with what seemed like the entire population of the Parisian Generation Y. It was glorious. There is nothing better than a picnic in Paris, guaranteed! We thought about taking a river cruise but ended up just walking the streets and having a super awesome time chatting about the most random of things. A failed attempt in the dark at finding the tiny dollar store lock we had put on the Love Lock Bridge was only the beginning to our rocky morning marriage. Karliana and ...
... a thing or two about treating people with respect and dignity.
Anyway, I am loathe to babble too much lest it all seem unreal - which in fact it is.
Staying at the Prince de Galle, even once makes up for all the sadness, hardness and confusion of life. It is an experience not to be missed.
PS photos will come soon (when David wakes up).
We arrived in Paris @ 2.30pm, on a grey and dingey afternoon, to microscopic searches of passports by the national police conducted in the exit tunnel from the aircraft. After 30 or so travel hours, not happy Pierre! But an hour later we out into an RER train and then free to get lost for what felt like a lifetime at Chatelet does Halle's metro stop. The only thing that eased the sauvage beast wa that as soon as we hit daylight we ...
... gardens, Place de la Concorde, the Champs Elysées and finally the Arc de Triomphe, which we decided to climb (some of us running for some stupid reason) for some stunning views of the city, including the Sacre Coeur and the Eiffel Tower. Inside the Arc, there was a large screen showing live footage of all the people under the Arc, so Dan and I raced down to the bottom to gesticulate amusingly up at the others. Poorly explained, I know, but you'll get it from the ...
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