Mercure Paris Velizy
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Well as you can tell I did survive the hop on and hop off bus tour today. It wasn't easy and I do have to admit that I only lasted 3 stops and then hopped off never to return. Today was an exceptionally hot day with high humidity. The bus was hot and traffic was so bad I could have walked faster. So I have crossed off another item from my will never do things list. Today was actually a rather slow day for us we are ...
Our first project for today was getting our rail tickets from Paris to Ypres, in Belgium. So we took the Metro to Gare de Nord, which is the big station from which we will leave to go north on Tuesday. We encountered a very obliging man who spoke excellent English, was very patient, and explained clearly what we have to do. We are going on the Thalys, which is the very fast train, and it takes less than two hours from Paris to Brussels. Then, however, we have to wait for ...
We took advantage of every minute we had while we were in Paris. Mia decided she still wanted to go to the top of the Arc De Triomphe, so we headed that way. To get to the Arc you have to take a tunnel under a round about that is somewhere between 5 & 7 lanes. We then bought tickets to the top of the Arc. It is over 250 stairs and Mia and Ty did it with no trouble. The views were beautiful ...
... Europeans were grabbing expensive designer goods like candy. We could have hopped over to Le Printemps, too, but that was quite enough for us for one day.
The next day, Friday, we enjoyed a self-guided tour of the Left Bank, an area known for a mix of classy apartments, student hang-outs and artists both high and ...
... we had our Paris museum passes and walked straight in, worth every cent!
We saw- The Winged Victory of Samothrace -the amazing marble sculpture of the Greek Goddess of Victory, The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Di Vinci, The Venus De Milo-the Ancient Greek statue of Aphrodite, The Wedding at Canaan-an oil painting by Veronese and the largest painting in the museum and finally the 2 levels of Egyptian antiquities including the statue of Rameses II. Jason in particular loved seeing ...