Travel Blogs from Paris
... hamlet and back again. Later on, we saw people on bicycles moving around the estate. If I were to do it again, I would probably go down this route as well, a far more entertaining and comfortable ride than the spasmodic chugging of the mini train.
Versailles is quite easy to visit during the off season, but the drawbacks are a lot of the garden is not in bloom and the numerous fountains that dot the gardens are not active. A ...
... falling leaves exposing the delicate branches and obscured details on buildings by the bank, and of course the satisfying crunch of leaves underfoot. A leisurely stroll along the rive droite took us to the Louvre palace.
Standing before the Louvre complex, it's impossible not to be awe-struck by the sheer magnitude of the palace with its wings stretched before us. This brings back memories of our day tour of Paris while on ...
... force wind. I was at the front so stepped out of the way so I could clutch on to something tangible that didn't move - not an easy task in the dark on the highest tower in Paris. I couldn't decide what was worse - my vertigo or the Antarctic wind trying to blow us off the platform. We retreated down to the deck below which now felt a lot safer. At least Tamsin was having a good time. Jenny discovered a radiator and I became absorbed in the view and taking pictures. And then I lost ...
... br> buildings which were left vacant for many years after the revolution (furniture
was stolen during the Palace siege and the grand painting were transferred to
Louis the XIV was credited with creating Versailles which was the seat
of absolute monarchy between 1682 & 1789. Everything the monarchy did was on
display to all members of the court who were interested including watching them
eat, go to the ...
... lunch: beef and noodles. Meh- wasn’t that great but the dessert was fantastic—I don’t remember the name carraficio?
I took at walk up Rue Caulaincourt and I found the Montmartre Cemetary. I only had a short time because it was closing in ten minutes. I’ll have to go back tomorrow. I followed by guide book’s directions to get up the hill in Montmartre to Sacré Coeur. I walked through the artists ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed