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... muttered. On hearing this request Battery Boy smiled as he knew Video Girl was going to be fine.
As Video Girl and Battery Boy finished their lunch Javier loaded the ambulance with emergency provisions of Tart Tatin in preparation for their drive home.
Video Girl and Battery Boy then headed towards Gare du Nord to collect Backpack Boy who had flown in to Paris after three months traveling around Mexico and South America. Video Girl and ...
... quite a bit of applause. When we finished our lunch, Dee surprised me by approaching them to buy a CD of their music, after which they graciously posed for a photo. We loitered around the area to watch their next set, stopping at a nearby Amorino gelato shop for some dessert, and took the short video that appears in today's blog entry.
Since it was such a beautiful day, we decided to walk back to the apartment, through the Parc du Champ ...
Reflections about Paris:
Scarves - worn by children, men and women alike
Fashion - I felt quite frumpy in my bright orange MEC coat, trail runners and quick-dry pants in contrast to the stylish outfits worn by the women of Paris. Mothers in stilettos with elaborate up-dos pushing fancy buggies with well-dressed toddlers (in scarves!). Even the dogs had fancy collars and ...
... cathedrals, prison, and fortresses from the 12th century. They were honestly not in the best of conditions but for some reason I really loved the rustic feel of the unkept cathedrals especially since they seemed to represent how old they actually were. When we to the top of the Provins prison the wind was so strong that everytime we stood in front of the gaps between the stone walls we were almost blown away ...
... the other couple didn't turn up, so we had a personal tour guide. She has a history degree and so was so informative, it was probably information overload, but her interesting facts have guided us in our walks around Paris.
We went on a sunset boat cruise along the River Seine and that was wonderful.
Our hotel overlooks the River Seine, we have windows that open up completely so we can stand there and watch and listen to the goings on below.
We visited the bridge of locks ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed