De Vigny Hotel
Travel Blogs from Paris
Because our flight left at 6am and the airport was over an hours' drive from the city, we woke up at 2:30am to make our way to the airport. Despite the early hour the airport was packed and we even hit traffic getting into the airport. The extra time we baked in to get through security and passport control was well worth it. Most signs had English translations, so navigating the airport wasn't hard. Navigating all the pushy people was, though. We were bleary-eyed ...
... to home.
Next up was to walk further through the medieval alleyways of the Marais past where we stayed last time and some more looking at shops including one special shoe store, the French ballet shoe company called Repetto which makes coveted street versions of thier ballet flats (Happy Anniversary Katie!). Next we decided that we really needed to go again to Berthillon for ice cream. It had been highly recommended by my friend Carry ...
... start on Monday with a visit to the Louvre but still had to queue for tickets . Could not believe the crowds at all the major attractions in Paris. The Louvre was no exception but we did spend s few hours their and managed to see the Moa Lisa. It was then on to Notre Dame Cathedral and while impressive it didn't quite live up to its publicity. Maybe I have just seen one Cathedral to many.
Our last day in Paris started with half day trip ...
... Michelanglo and Leonardo da vinci. After the Louvre a couple of the girls and i grabbed a delicious pastry and walked through the Tuileries gardens to the River Seine, where we then had a bite to eat. I had a Apricot Danish, which was so good. The French really know how to make the loveliest bread. Crunching on the outside and fluffy on the inside. After lunch the girls and I went on a river cruse along the ...
... could do with some brightening up, don't you think? They may also need to add the suicide hotline as well. It's a 10 minuet bus ride to the Musée d'Orsay and then across the street is the magnificent Musée Louvre with the Mona Lisa and the most amazing gardens in the world. Apparently in the Summer the grass areas are covered with people having romantic picnics. The Louvre is just breathtaking and I would've stayed outside ...
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