Les Jardins de la Villa
Travel Blogs from Paris
... a chat with another guy who was staying there tonight and started to drift off to sleep. At 1am there was an announcement over the speaker that the station would be closing and that all people had to go outside. Oh dear... We didn't think of that. So into the cold we went. We found a nice spot outside of the station, sheltered and dry. We slept a few hours and went back into the station at 5am when it opened. At 6am Paul went for a wander to find us fresh baguettes ...
... him behind. Our tour is on a strict time frame and we were warned on the first day that if you weren't down ready at the bus by the time it's due to leave you will be left behind. Needless to say he won't be going out late and getting lost from the group again!
Tomorrow is a long driving day going from Paris to Lucerne, Switzerland, looking forward to Switzerland but most definitely the drop in temperature!
... charming, takes quick look and is gone in two minutes, but not before telling us the apartment is getting ever more popular, and now booked through to December. Not surprising, because owners really have got it right. Wish I could photograph it properly. Try a video? Well, I was wrong about clear air. Definitely clear, humid. Shaping up to be another hot one. Anyway, Metro (minor oops, easily fixed) to Gare de L'est, to check out St Quentin covered market but mostly closed - seems ...
... who creates perfume, you must have a Masters in Chemistry, and you can never again smoke, drink, or eat spicy food! I bought some delicious French perfume that I can't wait to try out. Then home for a quick change into my nice dress and back to the Opera House for the ballet. The line up to get last minute tickets was very long and the usher kept telling us that there would only be a few for sale. Those went to the first five people in line and the ...
... the show with lots of lights and fireworks filling the stage. People young and old were rocking out! When the rocking was over, we went back to the hotel, walking by and taking in the night view of the Eiffel Tower one last time. We went to sleep right away because we had to ride the metro to Charles de Gaulle airport the next morning to catch our flight back home!! Stay tuned!
Love & miss you all!
Erika & Jonathan
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