New Orient Hotel
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Yep, those new beds were good. Today's forecast (and tomorrow's) dictates that this is an outdoor day, so it's a self-guided Montmatre walking tour followed by some more gentle ambling. And it seems like everyone else has worked that out too. I hate to think what high season would be like! It's another queue for the furnicular railway. A slow …
Our first long distance train trip - a morning Eurostar to Paris. London this morning is a sea of grey and black. Grey rainy skies, black coats, black umbrellas. However, the workers on the train line we needed to get us to St. Pancras are striking and we see only RED - after we find that the entrances to Victoria Station are closed due to …
... The cheeky smile that she wears on her face in the portrait
(very uncommon in paintings of the time) is apparently meant to show the son
that his mother was actually smiling down upon him.
After our guided tour finished, I spent a couple of more hours
wandering through the Louvre that contains artefacts from roman, greek,
egyptian & mesopotamian times; tools & weaponary; renaissance
tapespry’s from the 15th ...
... an early departure for
our boat in Trier on Sunday.
By the way, if anyone wants to join me in a:Grand Marnier
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1 cup sugar
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... br> Sean and I then jumped on the bus and headed into the Louvre area for the evening, browsed about the shops and walked long the Seine. Had a yummy dinner, snails for starters followed by steak tartare. Not as cheap as we have been used to in Italy, but Paris never ...