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-Train from Barcelona to Paris: $571
-Visited the Place de la Bastille, the square where the famed Bastille prison used to stand. After the storming during the French revolution in 1789 and 1790, the prison was destroyed. It is now replaced by the July Column, a monument representing freedom, planned in 1833 and inaugurated …
This is my second visit to Paris for the year . The first was in June which was my first for about three years. The second was a few weeks ago, and that was definitely a birthday celebration. Both were arranged around museums visits. For me, Paris is the city of great museums. And any visit will be totally wasted if I did not take the time to visit …
... the bus driver and he picked it up and was going to hand it to another top deck leader hoping that we would cross paths eventually. After I finished face palming myself the ferry was off and moving. This was a 90 minute trip. By this stage my throat was starting to get sore (please don't get sick now Lisa!!!) And we're in France!!!! Bonjour! Here we met Adam, our bus driver for the trip. ...
... the conductor instructing passengers to use the storage area at the front of the coach for very large items only, and to store all other luggage, "Basically, anything smaller than a semi-detached bungalow," in the racks above your seat.
Upon our arrival at Gare du Nord train station in Paris, we made our way to a currency exchange booth, as I had CDN$300 burning a hole in my wallet, the result of a poorly planned withdrawal a few days before our departure. As I ...
... It turned out they were from Moscow. The sister who did not speak English was a school teacher in Moscow, whilst the other had lived in Geneva for 10yrs as her husband was a top scientist at CERN which I will be visiting at the end of the month. They are both married so you can forget the Russian bride jokes. The fact that I was going to Russia & was reading a book about it was quite a coincidence. I did not read one word of my book & had a ...
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