Hotel Residence Quintinie
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... full of photo-snapping tourists who never actually stopped in the moment to admire and appreciate the grandeur of the place but who instead took just took pictures of this arch, this room, this chapel, this description on this sign, as though they planned to just look at pictures later of what they had paid to see in person. This behaviour is so common, and it's mindboggling! Put your camera down and LOOK. Despite this annoyance though, the palace did not ...
... flowers and trees. Well this place is a little different, it's freaken ginormous hahahahahahaha!! Try a few kilometres long and wide! All beautifully manicured too. We strolled down the middle of the gardens towards another part of the Palace - Marie Antoinettes other houses ....it took about 30 mins to walk there (shows you how big it is!) This part wasn't as well kept as the main palace. The que was quite large to get it, and once we did get in...it wasn't ...
... to dissipate early afternoon, so we found ourselves a nice cafe and had our own party.
Ever the observationist, I asked Oli what he thought of London v Paris and he said he prefers Paris. I asked why to which he replied " In London everyone just walks around lots smoking, In Paris everyone sits in cafe's smoking". I must say it is hard to argue with.He's going to be coming home one very cultured dude.
We had a bottle of Champers with Kate's Parents, ...
... so it's difficult to get used to people practical burning you with their constant cigarettes here. Just waving it in your face. At least you can sit inside if you want to avoid them altogether. Anyway, no smokers. I order a cappuccino, fruit salad and apparently, orange juice. I feel like I asked for water? Anyway, it's fresh squeezed, so I'll take it. The salad is literally apples and two strawberries in sugar water. Very disappointing, as it cost ...
... The galleries with so many amazing paintings were incredible, and yes, we did see the Mona Lisa. Vik braved the ten deep crowd trying to get the perfect shot, whilst I stood on the side and had a pretty much uninterrupted view of it.
Eventually we fought our way out through the crowds to the persistent rain outside, so it was a dash to the Metro and then a dash to the Patisserie for a late lunch and their memorable coffee. ...