Adagio Paris XV
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... the shopping lasted over two hours and that was only walking up one side of the shopping strip. At least I'm warm now. At the top of the strip we stop to admire the Arc de Triumphe at its majestic best.
We stop for lunch at a local restaurant just off the tourist strip and then head back down the other side of the Champs-Elysees. It's an interesting mix of clothes, jewellery, handbags and then the odd high end car manufacturer such as Mercedes.
After shopping ...
(Not the painting, but the last night with the tour!) Today we are on our own until dinner at 7. We headed out to the Louvre a little ahead of the group, confident that we could manage the Metro. It is not unlike the Underground in London, though perhaps not as convenient. Three line changes, and we were in a vast underground shopping mall beneath the museum. Nothing there was open yet. The entrance there was for people without tickets, and since we had our museum passes, we went up ...
... down to wait for our call.
Our seats were good and we were facing the right way which was an unexpected bonus. The train goes through quite a few tunnels before the channel and every time my ears popped. Must have been something to do with the speed that we were doing. I was becoming to get a little concerned about going through the tunnel as they were starting to get sore. Turned out not to be a problem as we started to eat lunch around that ...
... painting "Le Sacre De Napoleon", both of which I saw and I agree - they are impressive. I took some photos of the Mona Lisa, and then, having fulfilled my main reason for visiting, I decided to just wander around the galleries to see what was on display.
Given that the Louvre is laid out over four floors and each one contains many galleries displaying so much artwork, statuary and objets d'art, the claim that one could not see everything in the museum in one day is ...
... of flowers. There was a Fair set up next to the garden which we stumbled upon. We went to have a look through it. The first thing we all laid eyes on was a stall with lots of different and colourful lollies. We grabbed a bag between each pair and started filling them up! The grams added up quickly though and it turned out to be more expensive than we thought! But we're on holidays :D and they were yummy!
We got some lunch from the fair and sat down ...