Hotel Akena Maurepas
Travel Blogs from Paris
... have just come back from having a few beers and a meal. The girls have brought some really nice fresh fruit from one of the many stalls in the area. The difference between our fruit and vege's and theirs, is theirs has a really nice smell about it. Like it is freshly picked.
We it has been a very long day to day, and bed cannot come too soon.
through the streets of Paris was an unforgettable experience. It was difficult to
visit all the incredible sights that the city offers. We tried to visit the
most popular sights. The first sight we visited was the Church of Nortre Dame.
After, we walked towards the Eiffel Tower. Out of all the sights that we
visited, the Eiffel Tower was the most fun. It was impressive to see the ...
... and souvenirs. You either need a good wallet or good discipline to survive the Latin Quarter!
Anyway, Michael arrived back to the Louvre, a fantastically large and complex building incidentally, at the agreed time of 430, intending to go into the cafe to meet Joy. A panic stricken phone call changed all that. "How do I get out?" was the plaintive cry. Now, Joy does enter a different world in art galleries, but actually getting lost in ...
... along slowly and enjoyed the sights and smells. I envision a Christmas Market as selling lots of Christmas things, but many of the stalls were Paris souvenirs or scarves or phone covers or food. Not a lot of Christmasy things. But the music is Christmas music and the lights were twinkling and the mist was misting and it was cooler than all the other days.
Our last dinner was at the same cafe we ate ...
... The city is getting ready for Paris Fashion Week, so we saw many tent pavilions being built to house the various fashion design shows expected next week. I know - we always make a big vacation splash at the fashion shows around the world. Milan fashion week last year, Paris this year . . . The two of us are such fashionistas. We walked around the Latin quarter of Paris and made a quick visit to Notre Dame. Nice buttresses! ! We found a delicious gelato ...
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