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... people were starving.
At Versaiiles, in the garden, there is a large cross shaped lake (hundreds of metres long). This is not actually in the tourist section, and on Sunday when we were there, the place was crowded with locals having their picnics around it - this was obviously something they got from the revolution - plus all the money they now collect from the attractions.
... phenomenal view with us. Ross slept in on this first morning, and walked the 2 miles from the apartment to meet us there, and join us for the steps to the top, which he and Scot enjoyed doing.
Lunch was at a fantastic little café on the Champes d’Elysses (we were just a day late to catch the finish of the Tour de France here, darn!), and then off to Notre Dame. We arrived to see a 40 minute entry line, so we toured St. Chapelle instead, which is an ...
Ok peeps the excitement has begun! We are flying business class. That's right you heard correctly. Seats fold down into a bed, 16 in touch screen TV, complimentary champagne, and lots more leg room. A girl could get used to this kind of travel. The meal was to die for! Lobster for an appetizer, rice and scallops for dinner, and a very delicious dessert. And the best part was all the champagne and wine you could drink! After a 7 hour flight we finally made it to ...
... to see the expanse of Paris. It's much bigger when you look at it from up here. The air was colder but it felt nice after all those steps. Then we had to buy a ticket to take the lift up I the third level and the longest journey yet. I definitely didn't like being in the small elevator so high up in the air but it ended soon enough. The view from up here was ok, certainly higher than the second level but hard to make out much of anything. And the saddest part was ...
... for my faux pas, I purchased Dee a bottle of Jack Daniels to ease her misery, which she applied liberally upon our return to the apartment. I was also sent on a mission to buy a roasted chicken, some potatoes, fresh salad greens, and a bouquet of tulips, which managed to soothe the irate travelers.
P.S. Another gorgeous day in Paris, with temperature reaching 72 degrees.