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... and Alexa said, and I quote "I am probably the oldest person in this club (she's 23.)" It was very timid (according to her, I have no clubbing experience.) I stayed over at her place that night, and we planned on getting up early the next morning to get the best ice cream in paris (at Berthillion) before she left.
We went to icecream, though later than we would have wanted, because all of Alexa's roommates had left, and they left the garbage, and ...
... sunshine. After lunch we walked across the Seine towards the Musee d'Orsay. The pedestrian bridge over the river turned out to be the new "bridge of locks", where lovers attach padlocks and throw the key into the river. (The authorities banned attaching locks to the original bridge of locks in 2014 after the weight of the padlocks almost caused the bridge to collapse!) Of course the new bridge of locks had ...
... the craziness.
We pause a while at the Salvador Dali museum, to see a little of his craziness. Dali art is always fun. Dali-inspired art done by others? Even crazier.
More wandering, and we pause for a crepe snack, then a break at a café for a glass of wine and some ...
... was placed in a back room. We were promised a surprise and it turned out to be a visit to a snail farm! Wow! Actually, it was kinda fun. The farm is operated by a woman and her daughter; the woman was quite funny. It is an open air farm where the snails are kept in an enclosed area which is completely screened in to protect the snails from birds and hail. The metal fences go three feet deep in the ground to discourage moles. Each year, the ...
Learning from yesterday's mistakes we set an alarm for 10:30, leaving us a little more time to get out and about. I spoke to mum on the phone for a little while before going out to get 2 chocolate croissants and a punned of flawless strawberries for myself and Issy, who was Kieran skyping. After we ate at our little dining room table we started trying to coordinate our day with Ellie-Mae and Eammon, which turned out to be quite a challenge with them talking about coming to us to get ...