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... the tombs of Voltaire and Marie and Pierre Curie. There weren't a lot of people visiting the Pantheon so it was reasonably quiet down in the crypts, with the exception of one small child running around, but of course you get that everywhere!
Next up we strolled through the Jardins du Plantes, which is the Paris botanical gardens. Of course, being Autumn here, the plants were all rather past their use by date but there were a lot of colourful artworks scattered throughout the ...
... cemetery on Du Pere Lachaise, after getting there late we only managed to see Orson Wells grave and had trouble finding Jim Morrisons (the Doors) grave before we got kicked out at 6pm - maybe next time. Back to hotel - had our final meal at an Indian restaurant - reasonable but preferred the genuine French food. Packed our bags ready for exit tomorrow. ...
So today was bus tour day and we took two different bus tours of the City. But prior to that we had to face the demon and go back to the Louvre. Up early and walked down to the Louvre and waded into the line. Not bad (maybe 30 min) and then we were in and headed straight to our goal. After a few minutes we're there. The Mona Lisa. I think everyone was pretty happy with that and Mom waded right to the front to get photos. Off to the bus. We started out with ...
... on to the Jardin du Luxembourg. WOW, what a great way to pass a few hours. After this most fantastic of lunch's we went and visited the Catacombs of Paris. When the cemeteries started getting full several hundred years ago they dug them all up and stacked the remains in the old underground stone quarries. (first they consecrated the grounds so it is technically a church/cemetery). there ...
... anyway. I double locked the door
and then took one of my shoelaces and tide the door shut to one of our roller
suitcases that was stored above the door. If anyone did manage to get the locks
open and opened the door, they would have had a 20lb roller hit them in the
head! It was a long and very rough night and we arrived in Venice rattled,
tired and feeling like we just been on a boat for weeks… and then we had to get
on a real boat!