Ibis Paris Porte de Bagnolet
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Do dia 22/06 ao dia 25/06 ficamos em Paris, na França. Saímos da Inglaterra para a França pelo Eurotunel, atravessando o Canal da Mancha saindo de Folkestone (Inglaterra) até Calais (França). Até Paris, fomos de ônibus.
Chegando no fim do tunel, paramos em um Autogrill para comer, ir ao banheiro, fazer comprinhas, etc. Fizemos nosso …
... morphed into the Eiffel Tower. I thought of co-workers and smiled. I got a discount for my ticket up because I tried really hard to speak French to the ticket guy. I believe I said "hello, how are you - ticket for 1 please". He asked how old I was and made me show him my US drivers license - clearly not a student - but I got student rate :) History Lesson: built from 1806 to 1836, the Arc de Triomphe (now shortened to AdT) was built ...
This time we watched the board closely and just as a train was pulling in on other platform the sign changed quickly and then went blank so we quickly crossed and got on the train on the other platform, as did everyone else who had been there as long as us. They obviously changed platforms at the last moment and this must be what had happened with the earlier train.
Once onboard we sat back and enjoyed the forty minute trip and noted how crowded the train was ...
... missed out by about 2 minutes. It was pretty disappointing but once again it worked well as we were able to help out a family from Sydney who were having a hard time finding their accommodation. We felt so good after seeing them to their door that it didn't seem to matter about missing out and we treated ourselves to some indulgence at Les Deux Magots!
... at 9am at Pere Lachaise cemetery and ended with the Eiffel Tower, getting a taxi home around 11pm!
Part of our view is of the Pere Lachaise,
so our first full day in Paris started with a visit to this remarkable cemetery to wander the lane ways and pay our respects.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed