Hotel San Sebastien
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... but it will never be the same. I wasn’t as sad when my phone cracked. I guess since this camera has captured so many happy moments of my life I feel more sentimentally attached.
Well to back up a little, the weather was absolutely gorgeous today so after visiting the Montmarte district, which by the way was really different from how I remembered it in my head, and visiting the Basílica del Sacré Cœur we decided to ...
... to visit the Sacre Coer, also known by some as the Sacred Heart church, plan your route in advance unless you want to climb many steps. After a nice afternoon dinner at the best French-style restaurant we found in Paris, we wound around through the streets, always headed up, until we found the church.
On the way down we found a lift operated by the Metro system that would have been much better for us on the way UP. The community around the ...
... Abbey of Montmartre which housed a convent of Benedictine nuns. There’s a lovely statue of the crucified Christ on your left as you enter with a couple of votive statues further along the wall. I lit a candle and placed it beneath the statue of the Virgin Mary (you can’t be too careful on holidays). There’s also a statue of France’s patron saint St Denis holding his decapitated head in his hands against the eastern wall.
Having ticked ...
... flattened down to the ground, within the four legs, the tower would only reach 6 inches of solid metal. Also, the weight is so evenly distributed, it's the equivalent of a person sitting on a chair. Oy So the tower was closed.. Lame, right? Yeah that sucked. Apparently there are some people on strike and there are protestors, so it was closed. So we took some photos from the ground, hopped on the metro, and made our way to Notre Dame - which is hard when everything ...
... to the first floor for a drink. As we reached the cafe door it really poured down and a tremendous wind blast blew over tables and chairs outside the cafe. Screams accompanied this commotion and for a moment we were not sure what was happening but it seemed everyone was ok. We had some overpriced red wine while the storm, complete with thunder and lightning raged outside, and we watched while drenched folks climbing the stairs slowly descended in the storm. I'm ...
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