Ascott Arc de Triomphe Paris
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Good during day
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And one day. But that doesn't have the same ring to it. Can we take a second and talk about airports? I have been to many airports in many places, but I've never been so irritated. And I'm a really patient person. The Beijing airport seemed incredibly disorganized. I was at the airport two and a half hours early, and got checked in super fast. My flight was at 1am, so this was around 11pm. But the lines for security, customs, twenty different bag checks, and whatever ...
... something in common with them and so relationships come with a preset rapport. So the majority of what i'm going to write about are the the strangers I observe or encounter daily - people in the street, people on the metro, in cafes, the squares, sidewalks, and sidewalk cafes.
Lets begin with some superficial observations.
As expected, everyone in Paris, especially the women all appear quite fashionably dressed and well groomed. ...
... and groups of people were there all enjoying the same event. There have been days where it feels like I am judged here for being American or not a French speaker, but last night, all of those feelings were brushed aside as I saw a group of Italians sing an Italian song, an old man sing/shot out to “Hallelujah”, one man dance his heart out to every song, and no one cared who everyone was or where they were from. They were simply enjoying the moment.
... I really do need to consider my budget. I also need to consider a massage. My calves are killing me. All these stairs! I should have gone into training before leaving Australia.
Weather forecast for tomorrow looks promising. It will be colder, and a bit hazy, but it seems as though the rain will hold off. I'm going to risk it and head to Versailles. That should mean a heck of a lot more photos tomorrow! Oh, and Kylie, here's the photo that you asked for! ...
... we came out we had a huge laugh - Ian and I noticed the Eiffel Tower through the trees, but Ed didn't, and he couldn't understand why we were looking at some trees! Eventually he worked it out and had a huge grin on his face.
We decided on French onion soup from the market for very late lunch and then walked back to the apartment, exploring the neighbourhood more.
Back at the apartment we ...