Kyriad Marne-la-Vallee Torcy
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Caroline had booked us for a two hour guided tour of the Eiffel tower from 5pm to 7pm, and then had made dinner reservations for us at the prestigious Jules Verne restaurant at the top of the Eiffel Tower at 7pm (technically it's on the second level, not the very top). This restaurant is fully booked months in advance, so Caroline had to make reservations 6 months ago just to get us in. It's also listed on this cool website ...
... to cross the Seine from Vernon to Giverny. The Vieux Moulin was built in the 16th century, but the old bridge on which it stood had first been built in the 12th century, then rebuilt many times. Likewise there were other mills along the bridge.
We picked up some tourist maps and one of the places suggested as a place of interest was Chateau de La-Roche-Guyon. Great we thought, it's nice and close, let's give it a go. Have sat nav, will travel. What ...
This morning the kids and I visited Saint Chapelle, this is a royal medieval gothic chapel on Ill de Cite. The chapel was quite beautiful very different from the other churches. It is famous for it's stained glass windows which dominant the chapel. We then walked around the shops in the Marais area and tried to find the George Pompidou Center. We stopped at an intersection looking around for it and then realised we were ...
... July) and the paper said that the sales were down. On average people spent no-more than 150 euros. Our experience in Paris and the regional towns the shops were generally not very busy. The more expensive shops were generally empty and all had security guards in Paris and bigger towns but we were surprised that the pharmacies did also. Today is going to be a reading day I think as the rain just keeps sweeping over the city. It has been interesting to come back to Hong Kong ...
... was determined I would not do it one more time, although I had picked up a great Apollinaire volume of poetry that looks to be of great use in the classroom. It was only 3 €!
So I got on the right bus with no problem, and was able to determine where the appropriate place to stop was with no problem. Opening the doors was the only problem. Apparently, there is red button on the vertical holds that you have to push to get out. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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