Travel Blogs from Paris
... the golf cart for an hour and then we walked to the King's smaller palace, the Grand Trianon, and toured Marie Antoinette's (King Louis XVI's wife) house, the Petite Trianon.
It was a long day of walking so we took the bus from the Grand Trianon directly to the town's train station. We went back to the apartment and ate leftover chicken curry for dinner.
Whew...we're all pooped.
... Bit of a language barrier. Eventually got sorted and we went for some culture. Got there and it was crowded as hell, don't go early afternoon, wait until after 4pm the crowds really thin out unfortunately so do the bottles of water and anything else in the cafes. Been once before but could still spend hours looking at the renascence art and the marble sculptures. Jill wanted to go to see the Mona Lisa, along with another 1000 people crammed into ...
... it by dropping it onto the pavers where it smashed. The French girl from the cafe came out and gave the seagull a piece of her mind. A lot of places around England have signs warning not to feed the birds. On a lot of the buildings they have put strips of vertical pins to deter pigeons from roosting on them. I am interested to see if French woman really are Not fat. So far I have seen a wide variety of shapes and sizes as I sit here. None ...
... days alternately watching movies and catching up on American TV shows Omar downloaded during rainy period to walking around visiting every corner of Paris during the sunny parts of the day. One of these afternoons by chance we were lucky enough to see an amazing sunset just as we were walking through Place du Concorde.
Our first week is Paris was coming to close and Omar began to pack his things to get ready for his business trip to Grenoble.
*Here are some of my tips and notes for my upcoming visit to Paris in June*
*Notes are found from a variety of sites, guidebooks, and personal inquiries*
- The Metro, RER, and busses all use the same tickets
- Single tickets cost 1.70 Euros
- You can buy a carnet of 10 tickets for 12.50 Euros
- Tickets can be shared among multiple travelers
- Metro shuts down at 12:30am ...