Libertel Canal Saint-Martin
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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If there's one downside to Paris, it's waiting in queues. I guess that's to be expected when in perhaps the number one tourist destination in Europe. It just means I suddenly have to be far more organised than I've been since, well, Italy.
To be fair, we've been pretty successful when it comes to queues. Over the last two days we've done a whole bunch of touristy stuff. The queue at Notre Dame moved fast. There weren't really many queues ...
... Toulouse-Lautrec & Vincent Vangogh.....we managed to find the apartment buildings they lived in, it is quite easy to imagine the fun times they would have had in such a setting.
We also decided we would have lunch in a cafe called "Cafe Les Deux Moulins"....just up the street from Moulin Rouge it has become quite famous because it was the set for the french film called "Amelie" (2001) a ...
... world, and one that doesn't seem to intersect in many ways with the rest of the city, as Avi remarked. It's not that mainstream Paris is all that white - it's really a polyglot city - but mostly people pretty much blend in with the crowd, whatever their colour or background. You don't see many people in African garb elsewhere in the city. And we with our white little faces were definitely in the minority here. Is there tension between ...
... so I'm sure it has a very sad history, but it's very beautiful and has a lot of very cute little shops, galleries, synagogues, gardens. A place that you could wander for hours! I bought some beautiful one-off sketches for my bedroom and then saw a perfumerie advertising 'make your own perfume' classes, so went to book in. She said I could do it there and then if I wanted, so a couple of hours later I had learned about top, middle and base notes, and smelled so many new scents that ...
Staying at an apartment through Airbnb, rather than at a hostel room with a lady coughing all night, was one of the best decisions I've made. Hostels are great for meeting people and for getting advice on things to see, but neither of the two really applied to me quite yet. I was fine traveling alone and seeing exactly what I wanted to see. It was not until I would get to Barcelona that I would appreciate having someone to enjoy the days with.
I woke ...