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... and there were some African guys waking around everywhere trying to tell us umbrellas and souvenirs. Remembering horror stories of smart tactics by pockters we avoided them. Didn't wait to long to get in the louvre and once in we headed straight to the ancient Egyptian antiquities. Whole exhibit was amazing, shattered that the descriptions were all in French though. The building itself was sometimes more mesmerising than the displays, each room with ...
... Notre Dame just a short walk away. Just as we found our way to Notre dame a Foxity bus appeared and we decided to jump aboard for 2 hours and enjoy the sights. The open air was fine for me all rugged up in my new down coat but for Mark with no gloves or beanie it was a little chilly. I absolutely loved cruising around seeing the white sandstone and blue slate roofs of all the monuments and ...
... with his brother Theo. Also saw a cat, hadn't seen one since we got here, seen a few dogs though. At the cemetery are the graves of Francois Truffautt, Stendhal, Degas and if you go by the number of wee houses many more Parisians. Had a quick look around the headed out to look at the Moulin Rouge. Took the picture, along with a crowd of others. Decided to try and walk back to the city a bit to keep taxi fare down. Walked a fair way then flagged down ...
... of the train in t some unclaimed seats, thank goodness for that!
Because they moved I was able to spend my time gazing out the window as France rumbled by. It was a nice trip and before too long we had entered the tunnel under the channel and St Pancras was there waiting for us. So, it's once again time for bed. I only have two more sleeps here in the windmill before the fairy tale comes to an end and reality joins me.
Two more bed ...
... also the centre of the Paris wholesale garment industry. Huge number of stores which we will certainly visit again with Rebecca.
I could go on forever about Paris but much of it would be cliché as so much is known about the city and so many of the sites are so familiar to everyone, it is better to just use the photos we have taken so far. I have also added more comments than usual to the ...
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