Mercure Paris La Defense 5
Travel Blogs from Courbevoie
This morning we reached Paris. Around 2:30 we did a quick tour of The Louvre where we saw the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo. Then we had some time have a walk around the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Élysées. Later we were dropped off in the Latin Quarter where we chose a little restaurant for dinner. That was followed by a great …
Tuesday, June 29
We started the day with a visit to the top of the Eiffel Tower. The tower was designed by Gustave Eiffel and built for the 1889 World's Fair to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the revolution. The tower is 889 feet tall.< …
Today is the first day of our 32 day "The Ultimate" tour of Europe, we
got up early (5.20am is very early) after a telemarket call on Dan's
phone at midnight and an sms at 1am from Ma (I didn't hear it but Dan
did!). We were ready and marched our way down to Kings Cross station to
catch the 6.04 train to Victoria station. I …
Ah, the wonderful sounds of a wake up call at 6.30am..and finally we drag ourselves up..shower and do washing and head to breakfast at 7.20...back to the room for some final clothes washing we get to the bus at 8am...and it appears we are the last ones there almost! Grrr..going to have to get to the bus earlier tomorrow to get a good seat, not the …
... and Mike stand mosquito-less & unmolested in shorts and short sleeves, Michael and I are being devoured--and i, typically, through long sleeved shirt and leggings!
Mike and Nikki are sympathetic to the prospect of those half dollar sized allergic reactions they have before seen rise up on my legs like baked bread, and agree to turn trail away from water. No slouch when it comes to arguing for position, Nikki sees opportunity where fit, and pounces--arguing for a ...
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