Travel Blogs from Paris
Saturday 10th - Tuesday 13th September 2011
Weather - hot first day, then cold & rainy, cloudy & dark
Still quite light until late 9pm but mornings are dark until late.
Hotel Biagellos - cheap & good.
Hotel Ambassador - expensive & not so good!
Arrive at Gare De Nord and …
... a bomber of Heineken and sat outside my room and Bobs your Uncle
Was going to pack tonight but will do it in the morning as the hotel where I am to meet Sheila et al is not so far away and I guess they won't get there before 11 am.
So that's the day that was. Have enjoyed my time in Paris but being on one's own sort of limits one's thinking in terms of adventurous days. Mind you my leg has limited me also as walking on it swells it ...
... stairs. It seemed like a good idea at the time. I'm not sure I recommend it. The view from the very top was amazing though. The sun was beginning to set and the city looked incredible.
Once we finished taking in the sights, we took off to Sacre Coure. We wanted to be able to sit and enjoy the view of the city during the sun set. We barely made it, but the race was worth every minute. From the hill that the church sits on, you get an amazing view of ...
... arrived & we headed off to shop at the market.
Couldn't believe it, the market was where I had shopped the day before! Chef Patrick first pointed out the shop that sold everything made from horse ~ no thanks, I'll pass. Next stop was the meat market & I learned so much here, even though some sights made me queasy! Next we went around the corner to the fish monger, this is where I had purchased my ...
Hello there! I hope you have all had a great day because we certainly have. It was an eight o'clock start for the children again, but today they had a lot more appetite during breakfast. The teachers had had bit of a competition to see who could eat the most croissants, but I'm not telling you who won! First off all we set of out of town to the Palace of Versailles. This wonderful palace built by the Sun King Louis XIV, is 15 km from Paris but we got there with good time. The ...