Paxton Resort & Spa
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Today traveled to Paris on the Eurostar. It was a very fast and smooth ride. I got to see the English and the French countryside. Coming through the north side of Paris to Gare du Nord Station, what I saw out my window looked nothing like the Paris I expected. It felt like going through the Bronx on the way to Manhattan. There was a lot of graffiti and it looked shabby. Stepping out of the ...
... impressive landmarks look small and not so grand. We had lunch in the tower with great views over Paris. Back down and we got back on our hop on hop off bus all the way to Notre Dame and walked home to prepare for a night out at the Lido. We caught the train in as it was a lot quicker. Well the Lido certainly was an experience with great food, wine and quality waiters fussing over ...
... a valley; there were hills in all directions. Most amusing thing was staring straight down at all the cars trying to navigate the roundabout that surrounds the arc. The roundabout is very wide. Cars could probably go 10 wide and still fit. Cars in the roundabout have to yield to cars coming into the roundabout (it's the opposite for every other roundabout in France and most of the world). There are no lane markers, cars are trying to navigate in, out, ...
... fog. Laurie on the other hand was well prepared and was launched into conversation straight away to introduce himself to his more advanced class. We met up in the cafeteria just after midday and gave each other that look which said 'what have we done?' One can only hope for improvement. Watch this space! After a baguette and a very slow walk home through St Germain des Pres and the Ile de Cite, ...
... with gloves on about a foot from my backpack, he raised his hands and turned talking jibberish. The truck driver on the road sounded his horn and yelled pick pocket, so did a lady pedestrian so some locals don't like it either. The bus trip took 2 hours to get to the Eiffel Tower, pathetic really. When we got off we were approached by more girls with clip boards asking if we spoke English, Jenny reminded me that "P&@s Off Thief" is not a very Christian thing to say, so ...