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... an interesting place full of such creative talent. Next unusual place was a walk along the Promenade Plantee - a lovely green space of 4.7km that was formerly a raised railway line. I discovered this when Geoff ran in the Green Corridor run in Singapore & the running singlet featured a list - Green Corridor in Singapore, Promenade Plantee in Paris & Highline in New York. They are all green spaces created on obsolete railway lines & it seemed like a ...
... from the restaurant, along a street running next to the Seine, both of us were struck by the amount of daylight visible at 9:30 in the evening. In fact, at 10:00 it was still not totally dark on our patio. It's the northerly latitude of Paris that accounts for the longer periods of daylight at this time of year, so we'll have even more time to be outdoors, assuming we can still manage to hobble around!
It's great to be back in Paris...again!
Tuesday, May, 12, 2014
We have about week left in Europe. We headed to Florence and we took the tram to Florence the first thing we did is we went to Galileo museum. Galileo was a genius who helped out with figuring out space and proving that the sun is the centre of the galaxy and he helped out medically. He also helped to proved facts about movement. We looked at the museum and then got lunch. We wandered around Florence and saw the famous statue ...
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I am not sure I would go back to Paris, but if I did I would go when I had more money to spend and not use the metro, but take taxis everywhere. The underground was confusing and smelled like urine. Seeing the sites was really nice, but everything was so expensive and crowded. And it is true what they say about the French. They were not very nice to us.
... there was no dripping water but there were marks on the ceiling that looked mouldy. There was also a drip from the bathroom sink and we had to check the container in the cupboard for water. It smelt a bit mouldy and damp but there are only a few more nights here and then we'll be home.
We went for a walk late afternoon and went into all the car shops that are on the Champs Elysees. It is ...