Ibis Paris Porte de Bagnolet
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... when crossing the channel. On disembarking from the train, our first task was to buy Metro tickets which meant grappling with the French. We queued with the two French speakers in our company cowering at the back of the queue. That lasted as far as my first Bonjour followed by a brief request for tickets for two adults and two children. Tamsin and Jenny had to step in after that, their embarrassment of my mangling of the French language outweighing their fear ...
... handled on our own, but they were being helpful -- as all the people we met were). We then walked over to a nearby square to stand and eat our crepes.
For me, eating my crepe meant more feta ending up on the ground than actually making it into my mouth which is always fun when eating with a new group of friends. One of them actually said, "We need to teach you how to eat feta." Not embarrassing at all... but back to the ...
We arrived at 9.00am after a 45 minute taxi trip on a busy road that the driver said was caused by holiday's. Fabienne was there to great us and it was lovely to see her again after 3 years. We settled in then went shopping for groceries, cheese, wine and a baggette for Sofie. Enjoyed walking ...
... 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.