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(Written by Rich again while I pack and download pix, get kids showered, call for our taxi in am, and repack...can you tell I didn't want to write the blog tonight:)
We left Port-en-Bessin with high expectations but little room in the car. At Versailles, we marveled at the opulence of the royal palace and tried to catch up on the history of the French monarchy. To grossly oversimplify, many kings were named Louis and Louis XIV built Versailles while outliving his son ...
... than tour the cathedral, we participated with the locals' in a surprisingly "jazzy" youth-oriented service.
Resuming the Rick Steves' walking tour, we marveled once again at Notre Dame's architecture; the flying buttresses, pointy Gothic spires and functional gargoyles. We were even able to find a particular gargoyle leaning on his elbows watching us below. Crossing ...
... low hanging leaves. Realizing it was time to go home for dinner, we walked across the park and suddenly it was the 8-year-old that realized that she had left her backpack sitting on the chair. Way to go, Tn'A. Thank God one of us was responsible, even if it she’s a ⅓ of our age.
Being a well rounded type of lady, my girl time with Margeaux on a separate occasion was mixed with culture and shopping. After hitting up the Musée ...
... of American and Parisian clientele. As much as I so badly wanted to immerse myself in the French culture, I have to admit that being with English speaking people made my experience so much more enjoyable.
Since it was Friday, Red House was packed. The five of us got a round of drinks and found one of the only booths in the two room bar. They played a really eclectic, fun mix of music-like Blondie and David Bowie and we all ended up on the makeshift ...
... at night and, while I carefully negotiated my way around homeless men wrapped up in blankets and cardboard on the narrow sidewalks, the sight of a man smoking outside the door of a neighboring building was too much and I opted to walk around and approach my door from the opposite end of the block. Thankfully the man was gone as I arrived. I noted the doorway to a nightclub up the block, Mimi's. The windows were dark and there ...
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