Travel Blogs from Paris
... 10am local time (different time zone). At customs in Paris, the man behind the counter says "do you speak French?" I say, "No" "Where are you going" "A friend's place in Paris" "Where did you come from" "Baku. And before that Beijing" "Do you speak Chinese?" "No" "Yep, you're American" And he let me proceed. I'm sure he meant that as an insult, but whatever, I'm taking it as a compliment. Now that my rant is over, I'll tell you about the amazing time I had in ...
... been traded for dresses, skirts and sandals. I've never seen so many women wear so many different kinds of summer dresses all in one place. Men unfortunately all look quite ordinary here in the summer without the coats or scarves. Style alert - big headphones are in in Paris. Even in the time that I’ve been here I’ve noticed a gradual increase in the big-size headphones by brands like Marshall or Beats.
This came as a ...
... the afternoon after a 3 hour train ride from Marseille. Our first few days were spent walking, eating and, I guess, just taking in the atmosphere. Our neighbourhood, Montmartre, is very much alive with the sights and sounds of Paris. We have found the fresh produce, the butcher, baker all just a street away. We are yet to go to the markets as the one that is recommended around this area is only on the weekend.
On Sunday, Doreen had a rest day ...
I started today about an hour late, as I didn't realize they had not changed their clocks here yet. Oh well. So I headed down to the Louvre first thing in the late morning. I must have spent over four hours in there, and I am certain I didn't see everything. It's an incredible place, filled with history from every culture you could imagine. So, just to get this out of the way... obviously I went to see the Mona Lisa, ...
Today we got up and had German Crunchy nut with French milk. Got on the train and went to the Eiffel Tower were we skipped the 90 km long line because we had pre-booked tickets. We took the elevator right to the very top it was so windy Liam and I could lean almost horizontal and be held up by the wind. On ...
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