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I thought I'd knock off three birds with one stone, by visiting the Army Museum, Rodin's garden, and the Petite Palais in one day. It seemed doable on a nice fine Monday because they were all situated near my favourite Paris bridge, the Pont Alexandre III. Bloody details defeated me again. I had a marvellous time at the Army Museum, thanks to Napoleon's absolutely amazing tomb, and then wandered over to the other two places and found them ...
... the distance. At this point, all of the brasseries were cleaning up and closing down for the night. There was one bar in particular called Siempre whose owner was having a cigarette on his front steps. Daniel yelled to him that we were on our honeymoon, and wanted to come in to continue celebrating. He very graciously let us inside, and before we knew it, we were amidst an after-party with all sorts of characters, singing and dancing until 5 am. It was the perfect first day in ...
Well, today was indeed a better day. I woke early. No surprises there. Before I did another thing I contacted my bank in Australia and sorted out one issue with the money situation. I was very relieved. I checked a few more things over then went to breakfast. I was going to have a simple breakfast at some boulangerie on the street. I had had enough fancy and expensive food, but then I remembered that I had already paid for breakfast. I wasn't going to waste it. Some judicious piling ...
... knee and wanting to accomplish other things.
We headed over to Sainte Chapelle and toured this on our own. The amount of stained glass is simply overwhelming, to put it mildly. Each huge pane tells a bible story and you could spend days figuring out what each panel represents.
After this, we were both hungry and I wanted to find a restaurant that Rich and I had eaten at several years ago over in the Latin quarter. Using my map and my memory, ...
... decided to make the rounds of the typical scenes. Traditional, yes, but we really enjoyed our day.
From Place de Clichy we took the subway to the Arc de Triomphe, designed by Jean Chalgrin in 1806 to honour those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Commanding all attention from the centre of Place Charles de Gaulle, the Arc was much larger and more imposing and impressive in person than either of us expected. It stands fifty metres ...
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