Hotel Gabriel Paris Marais
Travel Blogs from Paris
... loaded, we got 500 km on half a tank - very impressive. I don't know why Ford doesn't sell this model in the US.
3 wheeler bikes: You see a lot of people riding 2 wheelers - mostly small motorcycles or scooters. It appears that the drivers are allowed to ride and park them on the sidewalk, so owning one of these really gives you freedom that you don't get with a car.
In this category of transport there's ...
... know a French person. One of the sounds is 'hup', but because they don't pronounce the 'h', it sounds more like 'up'. And they just make this noise every now and again. Also 'awww law lawww' (not to be confused with ooh la la, it's more dramatic than that). It's said when bad news is given normally, or something shocking or unusual has happened. And there's also 'ooohhff'. I actually have randomly adopted this one. I make it usually when I'm making a big ...
... about it, but after almost three weeks of being a pioneer I
booked a tour and it was worth it. All I
had to do was get on the bus. No worries
about missing my train or whatever. As I
was waiting in line I met a woman from Sao Paolo, Brazil named Lucilia who was
also traveling alone and another woman, Diana, from outside Sydney was also
traveling alone. So we kind of grouped
up for the day and it was really nice.
... Methode' for dinner, just up the road from our accommodation. For Entree I had a Tartare Shrimp and Peter had the Terrine Campagne. For Main course we both had the Veal Offal with a Potato Mash, which I did enjoy and Peter was undecided. For Dessert I had the Creme Caramel and Peter enjoyed the Chocolate Fondant. Finished off with a coffee espresso before saying goodbye to Ben and Cindy before retiring for the night. Tomorrow we hit the sights and explore ...
... closed down) we set off to catch the train to Ecole Militaire. Still dealing with jetlag (that's my excuse anyway) we tried to purchase our train tickets with a 500 euro note hoping to get some change, this is the equivalent of paying for a $27 ticket back home with $727. Needless to say it was not going to happen, and the credit cards came out. We had a good laugh at ourselves on the train. Little did we know that this was just the start of the 500 euro dramas An easy train ...