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... is still around. could be because it's on a very high hilltop!
We drove past the first house of Claude Monet where he lived with first wife - Camille and then his mistress as well.
Then we were on to Versailles (on a highway you can go at 130km/hr ,for all you rev heads).
Again we were given the history of the place prior to arriving. The king (Lois XIII) loved war and hunting deer but there wasn't any in the forest near to Paris. So he built a ...
... next visit, we may stay in this area. So many shops and brasseries! Exhausted by this point we do what feels like an endless search for the Metro. That's torture when your have no more energy. Getting back in our hood, we grab some beers and redbull and probably the best butter I have ever tasted. Sea salt French butter. Nothing like our butter. I could eat this like cheese. I was tempted. But I didn't! Karl napped while I searched for a ...
... to many "King Louis"s in France's history), but it was great just taking a walk through the whole palace and seeing what the royalty in France used to live in. The palace started out as many of these Palaces do - as a hunting lodge - and grew to be a mammoth 700 bedroom palace! Have a look at some of the photos we took - quite audacious. We didn't end up looking through the beautifully manicured garden because it was getting quite late and we wanted to get back ...
... br> A few children stared at us – especially me – but it shouldn’t have come as a surprise. At this stage I was wearing a massive audioguide around my neck with large accompanying earphones on my head, a biggish camera bag draped over my shoulder, a camera around my neck, my bright red backpack on my back and a map of the museum floor in my hands. Yes, Mieke took some photos of me, but it won’t be shown to the outside world anytime soon.
I previously ...
... any city it seemed that this was the worst area as far as homeless people and drunks go.
At the end of the day, I can't complain about Paris, but I can be sure that I would never go back. It was a good experience to see all the touristy attractions and get the experience but it's not one I would want to have again.
I didn't get to experience very much business interaction except ...
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