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... doors and then came out to a man at the urinal. Didn''t see anything and ran out of there!
Picking up the Super Shuttle
So once I went through the Passport line, which was very quick (compared to Australia), they didn't ask me any questions, stamped my passport and let me go.I picked up my bag and then headed out.
As an aside, most European airports keep you locked into compartments. You can't deviate from what you are doing. There are ...
... from all the walking we had been doing. We then walked to the Marais area and walked around seeing if there was any place that looked like where we should stop and have dinner. Did not find any place that caught our attention and continued walking and Marianne found a shop she wanted to go in and we went to the Cafe Marianne and had a drink. We had contemplated eating there but the waiter was a little out of it and so decided to walk on.
We found ...
Champs de Elysee is a busy street !
We left the Palace after 6 hours and headed back to the hostel, but not before experiencing some insane Parisian traffic. We passed the Arch de Triumph, which is essentially a giant round about, with no lanes and cars facing all directions, it was hectic.
After a quick nap back at the hostel we went to go visit the Louvre. Being a ...
This post is a motley mix of observations of things of things around Paris and France in general. Four of them I’ve found interesting and very innovative. One of them as the name might suggest is somewhat frightening.
Lets start with the sublime...
Most of Paris is full of old apartment buildings, much like the one we live in. These buildings are not too tall (3 - 10 stories) but are old. People move in ...
... stopped immediately by a man in a suit, security, and told no pictures were allowed. Actually, the security was tighter in these stores than in the museums we've visited with priceless masterpieces. We exited with our $30 fois gras and were well satisfied with our purchase.
After lunch at a neighborhood café, tuna on a baguette and a hot dog with melted cheese on a baguette, with wine and beer, we walked towards the river just ...