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... it in and it's only about 500 metres away so off we go. It is a lovely walk across the Ponte de l'Archeveche and down Quai de la Tournelle following the Seine. There are people selling all manner of old books and magazines out of big green wooden boxes all along the rivers edge. I would love to browse but my luggage does not allow for the weight of books (only e books). If I have to choose between buying shoes in Italy or old books in Paris, ...
Whew! What a memorable weekend.
Paris is a beautiful city. I had no clue how large it really is. The sights are absolutely gorgeous; however, the Parisian people are not the nicest (if you do not speak French), and the city is not the cleanest. Don't get me wrong, I still loved my time in Paris!
Andy and I set out early Saturday morning to the Ulm HBF, to catch a train to Stuttgart, where our train to Paris would leave. Once we arrived in Stuttgart, it was about a ...
... this time around. So I went to the laundry mat not because I wasn't this particular experience but because my clothes smelled horrible and I couldn't stand it stinking up my other clothes. It was nice to see what locals did during the day. The laundry mat was a little hard to navigate but I figured it out. Then I went shopping and came across a very nice bakery that had pistachio cake! It was so good, but I ate only half and saved the rest for later in the day. ...
... are only used now sparingly for special occasions. Even in Louis' day, one of his ministers was concerned about how much water was being used. So he set up a team of 'Whistlers'. Whenever the King went for a walk towards a certain fountain, a 'whistler' would whistle and gardeners would race to turn on the fountain. Apparently, the King realised what was going on but thought it was very amusing so it continued. There are 50 fountains ...
... worked out well because then we got to try everything. Our first dessert was cherry sorbet with fresh cherries. Our second dessert blew my mind - a meringue topped with cream and an egg yolk! It sounds completely insane, but it was SO GOOD! Evan and I loved it, and Brad just had a tough time comprehending how such a thing could be good! By 11:30, we were stuffed and Evan was barely awake, but we couldn't have been happier to have such an incredible dining ...
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