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We are sitting on our flight from Paris home and I am composing the last of my blog entries on my tablet in the plane. Although I have thrown quite a few pleasant surprises for Debbie this week she saved a dandy for me at the end, getting us bumped up from coach to business class for the 10 and a half hour flight home. As we were boarding the plane …
... it was pretty special!! The fireworks display lasted about 45 minutes and while we were slightly disappointed that the fireworks were not set off from the Eiffel Tower itself, they were still pretty spectacular! The night ended in a 45 minute walk back to our hotel which got us nice and hot and unable to cool down in our balmy hotel room - but you can't really complain since we were in Paris and not at work in Auckland!!
We actually managed to sleep in ...
This morning we had to wake up at 520 and get on the bus at 6. We met our bus and our bus driver, Alfonso, a middle-aged Italiano. We took an hour and a half bus ride through London to the coast. We got on a large carrier type ship to France. Fields of yellow through the French countryside. After a gruesome 4 hour bus ride into Paris we arrived at our hotel. I was feeling very down and a little sick after all the travels. When we entered the city there was tons and tons ...
... we crashed back in the Latin Quarter and polished off omelettes and a chocolate fondue to celebrate a wonderful couple of days in Paris. And yes, it is a city of romance, you can feel it as you arrive. Fantastic! One day, we will return! Bonjour, Merci beaucoup, tres bien, Je ne comprehends pas! and all those other French words recalled from high school days can be rested again, and soon we will be able to speak our mother tongue once more. Until next time, Au Reviour Le ...
... Unfortunately we were unable to take photos but was very happy just wondering around appreciate the great works of art. We then headed up stairs to the top floor where there was another huge collection of all the great artists I mentioned before. Leah was completely in her element and I was so happy to see her so. Lastly before leaving we visited the post-impressionist where we were lucky enough to feast our eyes on some great pieces by Vincent Van Gogh and ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking