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... as we went past Notre Dame and New York State of Mind going around the Statue of Liberty. This may or may not have been kitsch - Jeff wouldn't know!
We made our way to the nearest Metro to go home and found it was closed for construction so we had to walk to the next one - the feet were shot by this time - but managed to make our way home safely shortly after midnight.
It was a long but special day, today will be as quiet ...
... spotted it up a tree and the man from Portugal climbed up to get it. We all signed the log and he replaced it. Up the tower we go via the stairs. The first level was 380 steps up - I didn't count them they were numbered. Decided the second level was a few too any stairs after all the walking we had done so down we went. Went and had a sit in the park and found another geocache on the other side of the tower. Happy now. More walking down along ...
... Galeries Lafayette * BHV store * George Pompidou Centre * Took hop on hop off bus on 4 different routes. Tomorrow ; * Musee D'Orsay * Sacre Couer * Siene river cruise * Dinner out to celebrate out last night in Paris We are looking forward to ...
... a while.
After I left the Louvre I walked down to the Sienne and down to Notre Dame. I went through Saint Chapelle, which is part of the Justice Building now (which used to be a palace at one point). It's pretty beautiful but not really worth the 8.50 euro to get in while 1/3 of it is under renovation and you can't see the building as a whole.
Notre Dame had a more impressive interior than I expected. I guess I had somewhat low expectations for it ...
... We walk the Champs de Mars, but the cold is really starting to bite now, so there is no dawdling. Lunchtime has slipped past in the excitement, so food is now becoming a priority. We head for the Madeleine area, but don't find anything appealing in our price range so we decide to try a second round at the fabulous duck restaurant. Élas, it is closed at this hour, so we make our way back to Galeries Lafayette instead, where I indulge in some ...
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