Mercure Paris La Villette
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All day sightseeing Paris.
We had an orientation tour and climbed the Eiffel tower to start the day. Then we left the main group to do our own exploring.
We joined a city hop-on-hop-off bus for a couple of hours, and then had lunch in front of the Arc de Triumph and the crazy Paris traffic. All traffic on the roundabout must give …
Sunday - from Dad
We were up early for breakfast followed by a tour in Paris. The tour had so many sights and I had the feeling that I had seriously underestimated how interesting Paris could be. The avenues are apparently all lined with trees and there is big emphasis on maintaining the aesthetic appeal of the city.
Some of the …
... just a few blocks and after using the free WiFi at the cafe for a few minutes quickly made my way to the subway to head home.
I didn't get lost even once. Getting around town seems much easier than getting to work. Or maybe I'm just getting better. For anyone interested, here is a map of my route
Tomorrow a few other adventures - a plan to revisit Montmartre & then dinner with my colleagues which should be a nice set-up for the new work-week.
... thing in that airport that I think deserves a mention is the womens toilet near arrivals, they are wonderfully painted, sort of caberet style I guess you might say, all pink and black and very pretty.
I eventually found my transfer, thank gosh as I was getting a little worried as the meet time was 7.25am and 8 was approching fast. Anyway once underway i discovered the middle aged couple in the front were kiwis too. The wife had been to Paris before but the husband ...
... a lot of scooters in Paris. They weave in and out of traffic in quite an alarming way. I took some photos of them. Now, you have to realise that this is the first time I've put my camera on this mode, so please don't look for exceptional shots.
I took photos of other things on the tour, but I thought I'd focus on scooters here. I know Tim will appreciate ...
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