Hotel Residence Villiers
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... to modern day,
is in two hôtels particuliers: mid-16th-century Renaissance-style Hôtel
Carnavalet and late-17th-century Hôtel Le Peletier de St-Fargeau. Some
of the nation’s most important documents, paintings and other objects
from the French Revolution are here." Unfortunately the rooms re the 1600s were closed (my French families left France about 1688 following the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes).
Now that the two weeks of river cruising is over, I will reflect on the experience. Overall it is a good way to see those parts of Europe through which the rivers flow. You unpack once and have a sense of permanency as it is your hotel room that moves from destination to destination. Although I, in effect, did two different seven day cruises, this sense of permanence would be greater on a longer trip on the same ship. Because of schedules and the river you are on, you ...
... in any more than a main course. The hostess tells us that we must come back for dessert as they make the best in Paris.
With full bellies we start the long walk home deciding we needed the exercise. We walk back along the river only stopping briefly for photos. We don't realise it but when we get back to the apartment we have covered around 8 kilometres.
Paris is not renowned for celebrating New Year but this year ...
... and landed in Abu Dhabi for a 90 minute transit. Sitting in the lounge, waiting for our flight, I asked Bairdy to check our shuttle meeting place for when we got to Paris. When he said he didn't have it, I reminded him that I gave him all of our trip tickets and info before we left home, because he likes to be in control of all of that. No, he said I must have it. He wouldn't let me have a look in his bag,and I knew it wasn't in mine, so we sat in the ...
Thursday, September 11
Breakfast at Exki on the Boulevard des Italiens, around the corner from the hotel. Barry and I had discovered this little café while on our honeymoon and ate several light meals here. Part of a chain, Exki offers delicious food made with natural, mostly organic products. So instead of the expensive hotel breakfast, we enjoyed fresh juices, yogurt with granola, and ...