Hotel Jardins De Paris Montparnasse
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... br> alluded interpretation. It is known as “My Only Desire”, because those words
are woven into the tapestry. According to the museum, nobody really knows what
this was intended to mean nor how this relates to the other five tapestries on
For lunch, I decided to find the much talked about
restaurant l’As du Falafel. It took me over an hur and a half of walking in
circles to find the place. ...
... not to go there... like Time Square in New York, but we didn't have many options. It was a nice walk and it wasn't too cold so it was fine. We wandered back to the hotel and had dinner reservations at Benoit, which is an Alain Ducasse restaurant. It was an old school French brasserie and the menu reflected that. We got snails, which we've had at almost every meal here, sole, and bean cassoulet. ...
... an amazing church located in Montmarte, the little suburb city we are staying in. Although it was getting late in the evening, the church was open to visitors and prayer. It was so beautiful inside, lots of statues and stained glass. After the church we walked down the little side streets to a few bars to see how Parisians party on Friday night-- very much like us! Reminded me of Q’s back home. LOL! We then headed back home to pack and get ready for Brussels, Belgium ...
Monday and our first full day here.
The Fardon clan went of to the Louvre as the little ones were on a treasure hunt tour.
We set off to walk down the Seine up river, something that we had not down before. We went to Lisle de St Louis, which is a small island residential area. Very exclusive and 1.5 to 2 million dollars is the standard price for an apartment. Jean thinks "our Kylie" lives there.
We had ...
... the very large Arc de Triomphe, which was commissioned by Napoleon to commemorate his victories. The names of every general who served under him are engraved on it and there are battle scenes carved into it. It sits in the middle of what's basically a large round about and you have to walk through a tunnel to get to it because traffic is way too hectic to think of crossing the street. It seems like all the main streets go out like wheel spokes from the Arc. ...