Hotel Rhin Et Danube
Travel Blogs from Paris
... and kidnapped the first French speaking English person I met to help with what seemed to be the black art of launderette washing ! As we said goodbye to our new found friends Bryan and I took a short taxi ride to our next hotel. Here we will meet the new people arriving today for our onward journey to Geneva. Bryan and I went up to Sacre Coeur to meet Dave and Adrian and ...
Just how I managed to get lost when the hotel was so close to the Arc de Triomphe is beyond me, I mean it is a pretty hard landmark to miss when you are on the Champs Elysees, and our hotel was literally only a 5 minute walk from the arch. In my defense there are 4 or 5 roads that meet at the arch and I think I took the wrong one, which meant that a 20 minute walk back to the hotel ended up being a 50 minute one. I arrived back hot and bothered 20 minutes before the ...
... a lock to the bridge and throw the key into the Seine to symbolize their unending love. All of it was amazing! Thank goodness my travel buddy speaks some French, though, because getting around is much more difficult than you would think in a European country.
Getting back to the airport was hellacious due to the fact that the metro was on strike! I didn't even know that was possible, but apparently it is very possible and very much a pain in the ****. We ...
... and one spent 30 seconds looking at each item in an 8-hour day, it would take over 30 years to accomplish the feat. So some kind of plan was required.
Our plan was to see just two things: the Mona Lisa and the Impressionist painters’ gallery. This plan blew up as soon as we entered to museum, because the 19th Century French Artist Gallery, which would house the painters we wanted to see, was ...
... euro, so that was a surprise.
I was concerned about how wet we would get going from the taxi to the Jules Verne private lift. Fortunately there was no problem as we were met at the taxi by staff with huge umbrellas who escorted us directly to the lift without us getting wet at all.
We had had lunch here on our last trip, on what was a gorgeous sunny day, so it didn’t really matter that it was ...
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