Ibis Paris Defense Courbevoie
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... There are lots of rugby players here from England and America - men & women's teams and just now a coach of Asian (Chinese I think), followed by another coach of Indians - it's feeling quite international! I think they must be doing Euro Disney (not the rugby players) as I over heard.... Tomorrow we'll head to Normandy and find a place to stay - ferry perhaps Sunday or Monday, we'll see...... Bon ...
... we went there next. On the way we passed by a ton of old book merchants and artists. We saw one guy whose stuff we really liked and we're probably going to go back today. He did a series of paintings showing the view 4 ways from the Pont Neuf bridge (one of the oldest bridges in Paris and where we were standing) and they're beautiful. But on to to Louvre! It. Is. Huge! Seriously, it's never ending! We went through the back so we ended at the pyramids. You ...
... time it was 4 in the afternoon and fatigue was starting to set in, not to mention the heat, ice-creams were required and a macaroon for me yum yum. Tonight we are meeting Jan and Chris (my sister and brother in law for a drink, quite a coincidence for us both to be in Paris at the same time. Tomorrow we will go up the Eiffel Tower and possibly walk the champs-élysées instead of just viewing from the ...
... both at court, and later to the revolutionaries. (she was actually executed quite a while after Louis and they hated her so much she was placed in the guillotine face up and the sharp blade was replaced with a blunt one that took 5 goes to do its job) But I digress... The bike tour takes us past Marie Antoinette's hamlet ( basically her little farmyard escape from court) and the Petite and Grand Trianons. The first two were given to her as a gift from ...
... we needed some refreshment after that adventure and Mary knew of this lovely little park right at the end of Ile de la Cite. It was an absolutely glorious day in Paris so we decided to do a Seine River cruise. We had a lovely rest in the beautiful park while we waited for our cruise boat to board. On board we sat on the top and it was very hot and sunny, we weren't really prepared for this weather and we didn't have hats ...
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