Hotel Monna Lisa
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
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... louvre wasn't all that interesting to me but it was still a fun experience to see famous pieces of art like the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo. I also learned about islamic art, which I knew nothing about. (They started to whiten their dishes to emulate the Chinese style of plates, huh.)
After the louvre, we made our way to a fancy restaurant named Julien. The menu. Was written. Like. This. Way too many. Periods. Seriously. Also, they name ...
... of carrot salad and red cabbage slaw...whaaatt??!! How did that happen? Anyway, we had to take the metro back home again (we are getting pretty dang good at working the metro system!) to get the food in the fridge, and have pizza and champagne for lunch, mais oui!
Wandering the streets of Paris ...
... visited the Sacre Ceaur (church of the Sacred Heart). Saw a couple of gypsies get grabbed and reprimanded by the police, witnessed a marriage proposal by another couple and saw 2 others on their way to be married. Montmartre (martyrs mountain) is where the typically French painters and other artists sell their wares amongst the cafés and bistros and beside the church on cobbled stone streets. We were actually pleased to be out of the area ...
... there would be smaller, vaudeville-like acts. One we particularly enjoyed was a couple on roller skates who executed moves much like ice skaters with the woman being tossed into the air, twisting above the man's head, or swinging her by her feet with head inches from the floor. All this on a platform about 10-12 feet in diameter. Equally impressive was the woman who swam in a large fish tank with boa snakes. Lots of fun!
... on part of the city. I found a blog that explains all of this in great detail. Now if only the good citizens would step up and stop trashing the streets, and cleaning up after their dogs….
Perhaps the most bizarre observation during our time here. At various monuments, railway stations and public places, you see groups of heavily armed soldiers lumbering around keeping an eye on things. Not ...