Le Cardinal Hotel
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... br> Like Charlottenburg (and probably every other palace museum) it is quite sumptuous and extravagant. The commentary was interesting and I've decided I'm going to start a "going to bed" ceremony (like the king and queen) from now on. I already have a "getting up" ceremony which involves a strong cup of tea and no talking.
We also had a bit of fun with some of the statues, creating our own ...
... urn For his mourners will be outcast men And outcasts always mourn' His final words are reputed to be ' either that wallpaper goes or I do'. This isn't seen anywhere here of course, but I've always found these words comforting. That someone can joke whilst embrasing their own death. His grave is imposing and surrounded by glass nowadays. It is up-kept by his family. There are lipstick kisses on it we presume from admirers. During our walk through this quiet place we ...
... alternative. I drew a lock on a piece of paper, inscribed it with our initials, and tied it to a ribbon dangling from one of the existing locks.
One cannot visit France without eating and drinking, so of course our Paris also included food. I was pleased to find some gluten-free crackers and cereal with which to start my day. Well, "pleased" may be overstating the case. GF crackers are a poor substitute for flaky croissants ...
... hope we don't have too many more like it. We informed our French landlord the next morning, who was horrified at the news - especially since he had new tenants arriving the next day. We also made sure to carefully bag all of our pajamas and washed them thoroughly when we arrived in Barcelona.
Since we only had a few hours left in Paris the next day before taking our flight to Spain, we decided to head over to La Basilique du Sacré Cœur ...
... a 'posh' area of Paris with huge designer stores and amazing cafés and restaurants before walking back to the hotel to get our bags. Along the way we saw two dog walkers with about 6 dogs each and there was one little Scotty dog being walked by a big dog! He had a strap attached to his collar and the big dog would pick it up in his mouth a lead the little ...