Ibis Budget Paris Porte de Pantin
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... take a nap. While he was sleeping, I went out for a walk. I walked a couple blocks to see the Eiffel Tower and then a few more to see it up close. I meandered my way back to the apartment, looking at some areas where we had stayed before. Tonight we ate galette and crepes. Galettes are basically savory crepes - mine had ham, cheese, an egg, tomatoes, and herbs de Provence. Steve had one with ham, potatoes and cheese. They were ...
and came and sat to talk to us. Then he
got off at the same stop and we ran into him when we were trying to find our
hostel. We tried to just ignore him, and
then he started yelling at us. We decided
to play it safe, and since we were absolutely starving anyways, as we hadn’t
eaten since 11:30, we popped in a little grocery store to hide! Then we bought
a gourmet meal consisting of a cheese wheel and ...
... building and stop at the Marine and anthropological Museum. I get excited when we get off the bus and go into one of the museums. Alas, we leave as soon as TD works out what it is and walk between to two buildings to see the most visited tourist attraction in the world, the Eiffel Tower. We walk down the hill and across the river wading through the many African men selling mini Eiffel Towers or toy barking dogs; all displayed on 1 square metre of cloth with handles formed on ...
... and bread for a picnic later.
Anna was very keen on going to a Paris flea market to try and find some antique martini glasses, so we headed to the biggest in the north of Paris, where we failed to find any glasses that met Anna's expectations, but had a great time non-the-less wandering the stalls and enjoying the late summer sunshine. Afterwards, we found a very pretty little park where we ate our cheese and lay around before it started chilling off and we headed back to the ...
... the true spirit of Paris. We had dinner at a little place near the Pantheon and then watched another soccer game at a Traveller's Bar near by. Then we made our way back to Pont Neuf to sit by the river and eventually found ourselves eating Berthillon ice cream again (how could we not?!). Overall, I personally have to admit I am not as enamoured by Paris as I was the first time. Sadly, it feels ...