Hotel Porte de Versailles
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- Airport Transportation
- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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Today was our last day in Paris and the national holiday. Our thoughts turned to home where our Lili would also be celebrating, singing French songs for her French former employers who have a lovely French cafe - deli in Whakatane. We shared a video or two of her singing with our charming and friendly reception person Justin who became an instant …
... and bridge with love locks to name a few. We then strolled along D'lena avenue and came across a wonderful frsh produce market where Simon saw a swordfish for the first time. On making our way to the Champs Elysees, we stumbled across the Paris Exotic Car sales, where, a first for all of us, we saw a Bugatti! It was an early day and as the sun sets late, we went for a nap and headed back out ...
... Quite clever - done with painted backdrops and green screens. also I had forgotten that after the Revolution, the new French leaders had redesigned the calendar into regular months of 30 days, of 3 weeks of 10 days each, with a bunch of days leftover at the end of the year, and changed the clocks to 20 hour days just to keep in the decimal system. Needless to say, not sustainable.
After that we came home to rest before going out to dinner at my ...
Breakfast on the go this morning from the oldest bakery in Paris which is just around the corner from us - spoilt for choices we are :-) then off we set with a plan to see the Conciergerie (a 14th century palace turned prison) and Saint Chapelle before going on to the Louvre. Now the French have a slightly different way for signage (...and it's not my map reading!) resulting in the scenic route and a round block trip before queueing for what we thought would be the ...
... of people, so we didn't stay long.
When we returned to the Eiffel Tower, we ran into yet another pick-pocketing situation. A woman came over and asked if I spoke English, when I said "yes" she put a clipboard in front of my face and a pen. The paper wanted me to sign a campaign for something that I refused to read. I was smart at this point. I know that somewhere in fine print it said something that explained that by signing that I would need to give them money. Fair ...