Aviatic Hotel Saint Germain
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... the famous department store, Galleries Lafayette, we saw an older man begging but he had a small dog and a cat, both on leads, curled up very happily together with hundreds or thousands of people walking by during the day. It was quite a sight! However, on the next corner was an older man with a wind up organ, the sort you see with a monkey. No, no monkey but a content ginger cat, on a lead, eating and watching the fly on his food. We saw them again later ...
The Paris light woke me up multiple times in the early morning so I need to better prepare tomorrow night! I had the lovely honor of changing beds so I had to pack up all my stuff before 10 and store my luggage. It wasn't fun! At least I had the walking tour to look forward to! The tour was really awesome as it should me the way of Paris and taught me some history! As well, I meet many more Americans and others. It was fun seeing all of Paris' major sights ...
... making that kind of a leap of faith shows you desperate I was getting. So I dialed our house phone. No response. Multiple tries. Nothing. Another cold chill swept over me.
A half hour passes. By now I'm worried about neighbors who may peak through their windows that may think I'm upto no good or something. So I check my phone retry calling and retry the intercom to look legit.
Finally an old (probably 80+ yrs old) bourgeois looking French Madame comes ...
... a Monoprix store & bought a few things (roquefort cheese, proscuitto, eggs, baguette, capers, lemon, chicken, fizzy water, wine, 7up) realize I need to carry everything I buy. Even stopped at the flower shop & bought myself a bouquet of roses. Unloaded my groceries & decided to go out for a cappuccino & read my "Food & Wine" magazine. Decided to go to the cafe up the street, it looks lively. Enjoyed ...
... 72 names that you can clearly see all around it - these are the names of scientists, engineers and mathematician's that had a part in the Eiffel Tower. Can you imagine if your name was on the Eiffel Tower!!!!!
I took the metro home then had a late lunch with some wine - wine not? And got refreshed to head back out.
I decided it was a good time to head to Sacre Coeur on Montmartre. This is a church on a peak that over looks Paris - great views. I got there around ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAviatic Hotel Saint Germain Paris
Oh my. The hotel was beautiful and elegant as were the staff. thank you so much for a very pleasant stay, comfortable and beautiful room. The staff were most helpful, and the breakfast, well what can I say except perfect.
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