Mercure Paris La Defense 5
Travel Blogs from Courbevoie
... ice cream. Bus to Jardin du Luxembourg had a nice rest with refreshing ice cream, the day was so beautiful, a great way to enjoy the fine weather. On the walk home we found a nice patisserie and got some delights for afternoon coffee in the hotel courtyard. A rest and freshen up then off to the creperies street in Montparnasse and had a most delicious crepe meal, yum! You may think we eat a lot on this trip, you would be ...
... fast as possible with 10 minutes to spare. It was 11.30 by the time we got back to the accommodation and I was exhausted. However, with the possibility that I will miss my international flight I was anxious to book a flight ASAP! I booked the flight from Paris to London and slept peacefully knowing I wouldn't be stressed in the ...
... at the opposite end of the estate for a holiday house for the king. Also Louis XV built a Petit Trianon for Marie Antoinette as a retreat for her. She then had built a "Hamlet" with thatched cottages , farm buildings, and a working farm that she could enjoy the simple life in the English style. No wonder the peasants thought they were out of touch. I feel for them though as they had no idea what the real world was like. Louis XIV built Versailles and made the grand canal ...
... feel good!
So after a free posh breakfast with Shirley, Henry and I headed off to pick up our Vespa, while Shirley and Sabrina went shopping and have their hair done - looks like I'll be working well into my sixties:(
I was a bit worried about riding in the Parisian traffic on a Vespa, but actually it was really quite safe. All the drivers here are very bike aware and friendly and although it looks chaotic, it just seems ...
... artichoke and green asparagus 9th course - citron sorbet, cucumber 10th course - this was amazing - it is a base of crushed macaroon ( this is not exactly what it is but I don't know how else to explain), this was then topped with and egg yolk, that has sugar and then sugar is burnt similar to how a brûlée is done, this warms up the egg a little. You then put this all in your mouth at once and all the flavors mix, it is very interesting and yummy. I think ...
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