Kyriad Versailles St-Cyr
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... the chubby angels, mythological people and fleshy women painted by Rubens, and also the Flemish painter Jan Van Eyck whom we had learned a bit about at the Historian Museum in Bruges. Well, we spent seven hours there so I will not regale you with every painter and picture we saw.
What amazed me, aside from the fact that I walked for seven hours and climbed numerous stairs, is the ...
Day 16: We woke up super early, so we could meet our new Tour Director and then made our way to the Eurostar train, which took us to Paris. Our timing was perfect, so we didn't have to wait very long before getting on the train. The seats were very comfortable, and I believe everyone got some sleep during the ride, which was awesome. The Eurostar does indeed go under water, but besides some major pressure changes, I didn't notice. There were ...
We arrived yesterday morning, checked into our hotel, went to breakfast and went to bed! We got up around 5:00, made arrangements to go to Versailles on Friday, and figured out the Metro. Made the mistake of going to the hotel bar. One Grey Goose and a Coke was 30 Euros, about $45. After Dad recovered, we wandered around and found a nice place for dinner at a reasonable price. Today, we toured Marais in the morning and then went to the Notre Dame Cathedral, which ...
... Indiana cafe it's kinda American and we all got cheeseburgers and fries ( France kills it at making fries lol) and that burger was dank bacon and egg and cheese mmmmmm hit the spot. And why the hell is a bottle of coke 4.5 euro kinda nuts. And no one gives you ice WTF?? I want some damn ice in my water but nooooo ****ers. After our meal we were gonna go c a movie but I can't read French so I really didn't know if it was in English or French so we walked through the ...
... seeing it today. The ceilings, paintings, doors, marble statues....and all for 1 family!!! They certainly weren't short of space. I love that the king and queen had 'separate wings'/buildings for themselves - it would've take ages to get messages from one building to the next and there was no internet!!
I can't not forget to mention the gardens - they are awesome! With the short remaining time we attempted to view only one area (there are so many and they are all ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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