Ibis Paris Defense Courbevoie
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... back, or a quick bus ride. So we buy tickets and eagerly board the next bus. We circle the arc and learn you are in fact covered by insurance to drive around here, however the insurance companies have reached an agreement whereby each of the "accidentees" (new word) pays their own damages. Chaos ensues as cars seemingly migrate through invisible lanes, weaving meticulously like a carpet loom.....all whilst never touching. Then we hit traffic. I won't bore you ...
... just about blinds you. The panels are 15 meters high and each panel is a book from the old then the New Testament. The doors are enormous -the whole chapel is somewhat overwhelming being so old. We then retraced our steps and the Notre Dame provided a photo opportunity as did a couple of shops. Then, of course, Frank's favourite shop, that blasted Happy Sox shop pops up from nowhere and the young fille invites Frank to don the Happy Shop coat and ...
... it was a neat touch that they had string music!), the Apollo fountain and the Grand Canal. We then veered off to the Grand Trianon, and the Petit Trianon - the escape from the escape for the Louis' and especially for Marie Antoinette, but not nearly as elaborate as the main palace. Seems that Marie A. liked to play billiards as we saw her pool tables in two locations! We also visited her village or Domaine - she apparently wished she could live a simple ...
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We arrived at our hotel about 4 hours later it is in Bercy ...pronounced I think with my Aussie accent something like berkay. We were giving the run down by the tour director Aaron who is similar in looks to a young Anthony Warlow all the do and don'ts to make this holiday a good one for everyone..so many rules really, he's an interesting man quite formal not much sense of humour, trust me I tested it, very organised ...
Our last day of vacation was a slow, relaxing one...mostly due to the crazy temperatures outside. We are definitely looking forward to getting back to SF weather! The only outdoor activity we can do in this heat is sit in a pool or the ocean, and we don't have either as an option. So we strolled through Ile St-Louis again, confirmed that the line into Notre Dame was still too long to consider, then decided to get some relief from the heat at the Orsay museum. There are so many ...