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... floor dinners! We have the best floor by far, as apparently the other ones struggle with either 0 interaction, or passive aggressive notes posted on doors to "wash your dishes." Our floor always ends up cooking dinner at the same time, so we are quite social and typically hang out together with food, so we decided that once a week we would all pitch in potluck style for communal dinners. We've done breakfast for dinner and taco night so ...
We arrived in Annecy and our apartment is beside an old prison and it is the most taken photo in
So we keep on photo bombing in peoples photos.
It is fun.
We also went ice skating that next day and I have gotten really good from the last time
I did it.
I've got the speed.
And we walk around the christmas ...
September 15 Paris to Annecy
Monday morning and our brief stay in Paris is over. Time to hit the road, but first we need a car so it's a taxi out to Orly airport to pick up a rental. The queues at the rental desk were huge and slow and when we finally got to the desk the guy said "I will serve you but first I must go somewhere you can’t come". We guessed the toilet but then he never came back…..maybe it was something he ate! We finally got our car ...
... is warm and the color of turquoise. Carole suggested we rent bicycles from a particular vendor on the edge of the old town. The thing to-do in Annecy besides water sports is a ride along the lake. It would take over 4 hours to ride all the way around so we settled into exploring the old town then riding toward about 10 miles around to a lakeside cafe in the village of Menthon St. Bernard. We returned the bikes moments before the rental shop closed but well within the ...
... at times around steep cliffs and roads that only seemed as wide as one car. I approached every corner with caution wondering if a crazy Frenchmen doing 70k's was coming in the other direction. We got there safely only to find that not only was the Abbey closed, but you couldn't even get close to it as there were locked gates and high stone walls. Not a single photo of the Abbey was possible. We walked down a nearby path in the hope it would wind around for a ...