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The little voice in my head did keep telling me that my one-hour layover in Paris was too short, Even if everything went smoothly and flights were on time, I would have had to make a run for it. In the end, I had to run only from my arrival gate to the transfer desk at Charles de Gaulle, because it was painfully clear I wasn't going to make my …
... their final resting place and spoil the site for others. From the Catacombes we went up the Eiffel Tower all the way to the sommet. The view up there is spectacular, you can really appreciate the beauty of the city. It is amazing how large it is. We were hoping to see the sun set while were up the Eiffel Tower, however, it was 7.30pm and the sun was still glowing and we were both really hungry. We decided to go out for a traditional french meal at restaurant and come back ...
... How nice to have some fresh fruit.
After lunch Pete and I went for a walk down the Champs Elysées for a last minute stroll. It was absolutely packed with other tourists of all nationalities and of course the French themselves. Most things are closed on Sundays but not this famous strip.
We had a look in the shops and Pete found me a lovely blouse which I tried on and liked so I bought it! I really wanted something to wear to take back that ...
... for Sunday. I had to look twice and then rub my eyes and then look again when I saw a casual 2 and 4 TOGETHER!! I've seen plenty of 2's and 4's but never 24!!!!!! It was definitely time to wax my legs as they may see the daylight and warmth after 2 months, finally!! And what a beautiful day it was indeed. I haven't worn only a t-shirt outside since I've been here! It was the best feeling and the most wonderful atmosphere. Everybody was out and about. ...
Began the day with croissants (of course) fresh fruit, that actually tastes like fruit, and cafe au lait. Went exploring around the town - which is like a movie set. Medieval buildings, cobblestone streets, beautiful shop windows.
After further exploring and a very french lunch...cheese, cheese and more cheese with wine (Premier Cru) ...
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