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Travel Blogs from Paris
Dennis and I continue to work on checking items off of my "30 Things to Do Before I Turn 30" list (which has turned into "30 Things to Do Before, or Shortly After, I Turn 30"). This week's accomplishment was "Return to Paris."
Autumn of my junior year of college, I left North America for the first time in my life and traveled to Paris, where I was to participate in my school's study abroad program. I got settled in with my host family, ...
... bye to Metro pick-pockets, our Parisian flat and get out of Europe. Our 90-day "Schengen" restricted stay was over and we now had to go to a non-Schengen country for the next 90-day period before we would be allowed to return to Europe.
Next stop, warm South Africa!!
... ride taking in more of the beautiful scenery from the big windows. Our time in Normandy seem to fly by to be honest. After a full day at Mont Saint Michel we arrived out our new home in the country quite late in the day. We had the warmest and friendliest welcome by our hosts Robbie & Michele who showed us all the ins & outs of the gite (cottage in French) and left us to settle in for a good night sleep. Our new place was lovely. An old converted 2 story barn with all ...
... locks. I went through the exterior of the Louvre, but was so overwhelmed at the sheer magnitude of it that I stuck to my original sentiment of not wanting to go in.
Some may think I'm crazy for this, but just seeing "it" was enough for me. This is one thing that the Internet does not make larger! Immediately after, or before depending on your direction, are Les Jardins des Tuileries, which I've wanted to see my whole life. It's not what ...
I wandered. Actually I stayed in bed until about noon before kicking myself out. Oh well - so much for the Thursday market in the Bastille... To my bathroom... It actually has a bath - with a shower wand coiled around the faucet. I have about 2 feet of space in which to not get a concussion from the lowered portion of ceiling that I presume hides the water heater and possibly a small rodent cemetery. Fast forward through the boring parts and I ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed