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... anything. There was nothing but junk, and none of the crowd appeared to be buying anything. I don't know who would. Not for the first time on this trip I wonder just how those kinds of vendors earn enough to survive.
A bit more wandering took me through a few statues, large towers and garden parks before I past a fast food restaurant I'd never heard of before. Naturally, I walked straight in. Apparently Quick has about 400 outlets across France and surrounding ...
... our first Rick Steves tour.
Paris for two days?? What were we thinking? Too much to see and do, I'm thinking rent a studio for a month and get this city seen. Anybody in?
I'm working on the art of napping in a busy, noisy metro. The wash of an unintelligible (to me) language is somehow soothing. You do have to open an eye at every stop to make sure you don't miss yours. It also helps to be older than everyone else so as to have a seat!!
... stopped there directly. Boy was it busy in downtown Paris, a Friday night of all times. We found a little restaurant called Rive Droit. This was several blocks from Notre Dame. Although we had some euros, we changed some more dollars and had a wonderful dinner. I had the veal in a white sauce and Kathy had pasta. We both also had a super French onion soup, so good.
It was lightly raining and the streets were covered with ...
... in there, so very busy with tourists everywhere! We spent about 2.5 hours there viewing famous paintings and sculptures, one of which being the Mona Lisa. I was quite taken back with how huge the museum was, there were thousands of works of art.
We left the Louvre 20 minutes before it closing time so the Metro was full of tourists. It was our first time using the Metro underground in Paris and it wasn't too bad to work out. We ...
... music and costumes. It was really entertaining. The costumes were elegant and beautiful. Cory even recognized the historic era when he told me it looks like Downton Abbey come to life!! The recreated the dances of a hundred years ago with waltzes, polkas, Scottish dances, and cotillion game dances. Just as beautiful was the setting in the pavilion under the canopy of huge trees. ...