La Breche du Bois
Travel Blogs from Clamart
... by the water. The final stop was back to the gardens which were enormous! We had a stroll around and practiced our statue impressions with a little help from a lovely French man. We departed at about 3pm on the train back to Paris were we met a couple from New Jersey USA who helped us navigate back to st michel. Upon arriving back at our hotel we set out for some dinner and located a charming family bistro called loulous. I had a ...
After a long visit to the Basilique de Sacre Coeur this evening, sitting on the steps being terrorised by pigeons and looking over Paris, we headed back to the hostel. We cooked tea (cheap pasta and sauce again) and sat around with some other travellers for a drink. And another. And another. And now it's 1am and we're finally going to bed after lengthy conversations about languages, stereotypes and swear words. Earplugs in, lights out. ...
... br> and his acolytes, we went through the exhibits at the Musee de l’Armee. The stories of the wars were interspersed
with impressive collections of arms, clothing and other artifacts. For us, it was the story of the onset and execution
of the wars that were of most interest, given that we are headed to Normandy.
For dinner we found a brasserie called La Terrasse, ...
... THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME
PART OF THE EXCITEMENT OF A REALLY MAJOR TRIP
IS PLANNING SO THAT THROUGH THE CRACKS YOU DON'T SLIP
FINDING PLACES TO VISIT AND TO EAT AND TO STAY
ADDS TO THE ANTICIPATION OF WHEN YOU GET TO GO PLAY
SO ON THIS TRIP DUBLIN IS WHERE WE BEGIN
AND TOUR MANY PLACES SO JET LAG WON'T DO US IN
... very influenced by the Impressionists, and is really an "international" artist, that I should not have been surprised.
We both enjoyed the exhibit. There were some annoying things: some of their entr'acte stuff -- photographers and others who influenced or were influenced by Hopper (such as Matthew Brady) -- seemed disconnected; the flow through the galleries was awkward. But, on the whole, the sense of how his career grew was clear, ...