Ibis Paris Gare Montparnasse 15eme
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Arrived in Paris ahead of schedule on Air France from Toronto. Paris airport is very large. It took almost 25 minutes from landing time to arrive at the terminal. Once at the landing terminal we were transported via commuter train to another terminal to pick up our luggage. My backpack arrived safe and I was on my way via shuttle to Gare …
... had a late lunch in the exquisite Luxembourg Gardens, and in the intense heat of the day, we were glad to have found a nice shady area where we situated ourselves for the next hour and a half. Here in France, eating, being one of the most important aspects of the day, is a delicacy and is to be treated as such. You will rarely find restaurants here that rush you in any way to finish your food, get you your bill and then quickly fill your seat. You could wait hours ...
... worth while, after a day of exploring and getting to know the place, stopped by a patisserie and got some baguettes with a nice bottle of wine and went back to the penthouse and sat there dipping our bread into oil and balsamic vignette sipping on some amazing Paris fine wine. Day one of Paris and it's out of this world so far. Have seen very little but in love already.... Until tomorrow ...
We wandered through the Jardin de Tuilleries, making our
way to the pickup point for our afternoon coach tour to Giverny, Monet’s house
and garden. The Tuilleries gardens were quiet, with mostly families using the
different child oriented areas. The weather was not very pleasant by this stage
with some showers coming over. We joined the ‘Paris City Vision’ coach ...
... real thing. It's truly amazing how talented people are. Our highlight of the museum, which I am sure is the highlight of many people, is the Mona Lisa and standing so close to her. I took a video for you all to watch, I think the eyes do follow you. It's crazy how small she actually is and she is made to look even smaller in her glass box on a huge wall alone. We enjoyed the Louvre but it was nice to get out!! I don't mind ...
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