Parc Buttes Chaumont Hotel
Travel Blogs from Paris
... you find is ladies would drop a ring on the ground and when you get close enough they pick the ring up and say;"is this yours? " then they ask for money for you to give to them for finding it.
We thought the guide was pulling our leg a bit. But as it turned out, it happened to us. A lady was on the bridge, found a ring and asked if it was ours, we quickly said no and kept walking. Our guide was right. Funny thing is he ...
... the background. We then walked through a market and around the the towers entrance where the queues to go up we're huge! We went and got a baguette from a patisserie and some Brie,pâté and crisps with some bottles Leffe and sat on the grass infront of the tower :-)
We then strolled along the seine and walked over the bridge where u can leave a padlock - very romantic the bridge glistens gold with the thousands of padlocks on there.
We then ...
... Lausanne. Very impressive stadium with no brake in the stands going so high almost felt like you were indoors. However, the leg room & seat size were very uncomfortable. To an athletic purist a lot of rubbishy events in the build up to the main events such as a super hero race by slow athletes dressed up, and a 100m race where the main charachter was obviously a famous actor in France the way the crowd was going ...
... for picking the key up at the restaurant next to the apartment where the woman we are renting from normally leaves it, dropped off our bags, and got started sightseeing.
We decided to do the Eiffel Tower first. Sage and Joe don't particularly like heights, so we hadn't decided yet whether we'd go up. Bryn wanted to, but she was really the only one fired up for it. The woman we're renting from suggested that we ...
... My verdict - not enjoyable at all, but washed down with some nice wine. The Frogs legs tasted like chicken, a cliche but very much like an oily chicken wing with less meat and very boney. Dinner in total cost us about 30 Euros each. By the time we had finished most of us were extremely tired from the flight and long day so we walked back to our hotel to get some well deseved rest. Early the next morning Andrew and I got up early for another run. We ...
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