Ibis Paris Porte De Bercy
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... adornment to a necessity of modesty for any lady. A chemise would button up the front to the neck, while her dress would button all the way down her back. This implied that the lady could not easily undress and that she had to have a maid to help her dress. Notably, women of suspect character, rarely wore buttoned dresses. It wasn’t until around 1910 that these back buttons started to disappear. The first World War discontinued the fashion entirely. During the wars, ...
... injection of that cup of sweet, sweet goodness! I am now ruined on hot chocolate. We ended up touring the Cour Carree behind the Louvre which is the huge square with statues of famous Frenchmen high up on the walls. An extremely impressive sight to behold.
After the bike tour I headed up to catch my train, got on board and headed to Luxembourg. You really feel native to the country when you are ...
... in front of this building.
Our next stop was at Saint-Jacques Tower (Tour Saint-Jacques) which is a monument that is 52-metres high (171 feet). It is a flamboyant Gothic tower and is all that remains of the former 16th-century Church of Saint-Jacques-de-la-Boucherie ("Saint James of the butchery"), which was leveled shortly after the French Revolution.
We were done for the day so it was time to head ...
... to buy some food items but milk was a real challege. We knew milk was lait but there were so many different types. We took a gamble which turned out to be the right one and not cream or yogurt!
Then it was on to do some sightseeing. Our apartment is in Saint Germain and not too far from the Seine so we strolled leisurely to the river. The buildings and atmosphere is amazing. I quite liked London even though it was hectic and noisy but Paris has ...
... Chris had arranged this hotel and it was perfectly located for us, right by the Eiffel Tower. We walked to the Seine and had a leisurely lunch before walking to the Arc de Triomphe (which you can now climb to the top and there are amazing views), along the Champs-Élysées, to the Grand Palais and then eventually looped back to the Eiffel Tower and our hotel. We calculated our walk later as 5 miles!! But we made it ...