Travel Blogs from Meaux
... on the spit. God had put a show shop next to our apartment and while we waited for Jaffar, the massive stoneware platter that Mum had made for Martin's wedding and had dislocated her shoulder from Sydney for, rolled off the suitcase and cracked on the Montmartre pavement. The joy of the little cloistered veautifully decorated 2 bedroom apartment for the price of a one night in another hotel was tempered by the sad grate of the stoneware ...
Woke up at 6am. Had breakfast at the restaurant. Terry was hungry this morning so had an English breakfast which included bacon and eggs. Spoke with Earl, Mahali, and Shakira. Kira phoned Connor to tell him that Terry was trying to Skype and Terry got to talk to Connor and Molly. It was great to talk to and see the kids. Left the London Royal National and took a bus to Kings Cross St Pacras International station. It is huge and beautiful. Went through border control and had our ...
... out again and we made it home but only after listening to a woman two rows behind us cough and hack all the way across the Atlantic. Since we were sitting two rows from her I ended up with only a head cold instead of the black plague.
But nothing could take away from our wonderful and exciting experiences we had during the entire trip. It was truly a dream come true.
... Later, I found that many others were as surprised and moved by it as I was.
There are moments when it seems the song sings us, especially as we enter into the timeless spirit of fellowship or communion with all who ever sang or are this moment singing to find their way to the Divine. And so it seemed we were touched by something there.
And then our hosts told us the story of the French Protestant martyrs, 14 of them ...
... enjoying the scenery, and writing. Oh, and I got hit by a bird! It flew past me, misjudged the distance and hit me in the arm!
I had a late lunch at a gorgeous art nouveau restaurant called Le Petit Zinc, where I had (of course) soupe gratinée d'oignon - my favourite! (And, happily, one of the cheapest items on the menu)
I walked to Place de la Concord, walked the Seine, saw ...
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