Ibis Paris Porte d'Italie
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... as an 81-storey building. During its construction, the Eiffel Tower surpassed the Washington Monument to assume the title of the tallest man-made structure in the world, a title it held for 41 ...
... with the famous Hall of Mirrors. The grandeur of the palace always amazes me ... To have so much money and power is just above my understanding ... Louis XIV was quite conceited and it really shows in this palace. After our tour, we bought some sandwiches and sat on the steps of the palace to eat, taking in the sites and people watching (a favorite French pastime). We had about an hour of free time after that, so we chose to walk through the gardens and see ...
... on the outside of the building (escalators, air conditioning and pipes), so that the inside is freed up to display the artworks. The ducts and pipes have also been colour coded: yellow for electricity, green for water, red for escalators and blue for air. Grey is for corridors and white for the building itself. Em really enjoyed her visit today as she loves modern art. Some of ...
... When we arrived we took the RER train straight to la Gare du Nord and spotted our hostel right outside of the station. The hostel was modern, clean, hip and friendly with a bar just downstairs playing live music every night and serving free breakfast each morning. After checking in we went to the Latin Quarter for a 15 euro three course dinner and a stroll near the Notre Dame Cathedral.
For our full day in Paris, I took us all around town:
- Walked to the Sacre ...
... everything to purchase and wine too!
On the last day in Avignon we took the bus to Villenneuve lez Avignon to visit Fort Saint-Andre, a 14th century fort. Lots of climbing up very narrow stairs to ramparts that gave a panoramic view of Avignon and the Rhone valley. The fort itself is amazing to those of us in the 21st century. I can't get over how extraordinary their stone masons were and what they could build.