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... pretty. Decide to have a macaroon as well! I've started to make some observations about life in Paris, these include: 1. When approaching the metro start walking faster and faster, look harassed, and run once you make it through the turnstile, never hesitate. This is quite bizarre behaviour as the trains run every 3 minutes and everyone does it except old people who try and get pushed around. 2. If you're wearing ...
... I then found Notre Dame. It's so pretty and huge. We didn't go in though because it was such a long line. It was pretty chilly out too. We did a little shopping on the way back to the metro. We even found our way back without having to consult our map. Look at us! After being in the cold and walking for the afternoon, we got a hot drink and came back to the hotel. Mom ...
... scary. The Rodin museum would have been worth it at full price ... A beautiful rose garden, mansion and lawns ... Seeing the iconic "thinker" was a real highlight even for a couple of art Luddites. Well and truly spent we headed home down Rue de Varenne for a rest before dinner. For the second time in 3 days we missed dinner falling asleep before 7.30 and sleeping through the night. It was another wonderful day in Paris .... Until next time Tash Blog ...
After being on the plane for over 24 hours we finally arrived at Natacha's place. We offloaded our bags and went for a walk through Billancourt with Natacha, to familiarise ourselves with the area we'll be inhabiting for the next eight days.
We then drove up to Parc de Saint-Cloud, which offered a beautiful view of Paris. Below us, ...
After the Eiffel Tower day mission, we went on a cruise down the river. They gave you a crepe and a drink with the cruise....it's actually a pretty nice time, because after trekking around the city you get to relax while someone tells you a whole bunch of interesting stuff about the buildings and places you go past. We also took a quick look at the Notre Dame, another huge cathedral. There was a bridge there, with something for our Paris travelling friends to find ;) ...
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