Travel Blogs from Paris
... five minutes walk from the station. We thought that this was great news, but as we stood on the sidewalk, we realized we had six different street choices to take. Hmmm. We randomly chose one, walked for seven minutes, and didn't see the hotel so we back tracked to the beginning. We tried another direction for seven more minutes, still no hotel. We again back tracked, then asked a lady on a bench, "Parlez vous English," to possibly get some directions to our destination. She looked ...
... the streets. We watched the cars and scooters from above and made note in case witnesses were needed for the accident report. The major sights were reduced to quick impressions. This is big. This is old. This is gold.
This is pretty. This is run down. It is said our brain records everything we experience. But what if we are in an ancient city and we have explored seven museums and churches and fraternized with ...
Today I went to the Père Lachaise cemetery. I basically spent my whole day there, it was really big. I had charged my camera all night but I didn't even take one picture before it told me that it was dead. I switched to my iPod but the pictures aren't very good. ...
... the famous Berthillion and Amorino ice cream - and it is delicious!
Memorial des Martyrs de la Deportation - this sobering memorial is dedicated to the 160,000 residents of France deported to and murdered in Nazi concentration camps during WW11. The interior hewn in stone with metal bars is spine- chilling! Simple, powerful and sobering!
The labyrinth of the underground Metro is amazing - fast and efficient, you hurtle through the darkness ...
... eye to symmetry is perfect and the structures so well built, this is an old city, A city that has some heart and sole and this is certainly reflected in the way Parisians go about there business. We reach the Opera House and this is a Grand Building, and you can't help but feel the history and presence, we take the obligatory photo ops, along with the hundreds of other tourists..... For this is a tourist Mecca.... and justly so!
We continue our ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Beverage Selection