Travel Blogs from Paris
... The church was very badly damaged in the war, with the roof collapsing and most of the windows destroyed, but has been rebuilt. The mayor welcomed us in the chateau with champagne and nibbles, and we had a tour of the building. It is now used as a reception venue, but Louis XIV stayed there at one time and it had been a grand residence. From Tilloloy we headed back ...
... in line so we could enjoy the interiors instead of trying to read them while fighting the crowds. Well once we got inside it was a boxing match in every room. Everyone crowds in the doorways to take photos of everything and then runs to the next room. Versailles is grand and beautiful but the hordes of smelly people really hinder the experience. I thought it was interesting that it was and is considered open to the public, and for the people of France. Even in ...
... jetsetting than it really is. It's a dumpy train with no real amenities (no wifi!) and it was nighttime so we couldn't see anything outside anyway. It would have been cheaper to fly, which is a sorry statement on the train industry in Europe currently.
We stayed with the loveliest hosts in London, Giana and Worth. They have no children and after our stay, I'm sure this life decision was completely re-affirmed! Gage was loud as usual, Haven read a lot, and ...
... at the Sacre Couer, the white coloured basilica, which gives a beautiful view of the Paris skyline. We didn't climb the stairs to the top, we'd had enough of climbing! After our tour finished, we wandered around on our own. Portrait sketchers and amateur artists displayed their work and I was happy to know that they probably do a brisk trade, judging by the number of people who crowded around and posed for portraits. The Parisians ...
... take more than a day, so we chose the story of earth, travelling though the earths formation and how everything in a few at everything else, ie water, air etc in the formation of mountains, lakes, rivers..... The kids were fascinated and I think actually took an interest. We then walked through the park to Kensington Palace and got a peak of where Kate and Wills will live ( not that the boys cared !) before stopping so the kids could have a play in ...
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