Sejours & Affaires Pantin Charles De Gaulle
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We said goodbye to Hilary, Katie, Donald and family by 9am this morning before we headed off. They were such hospitable, friendly people, particularly to open their doors to us. We then headed to a little town not far away called Ashkirk, where many Dunlop ancestors are buried. We were all in search of gravestones and finding familiar names was …
... I guess they get turned on for the main tourist season next month. I didn't spend too much time there because of the presence of young Africans all trying to flog metal Eiffel towers to every tourist they see; this makes it difficult to hang out for awhile, because they are annoying. At least they are trying to earn a living of sorts, unlike the young girls trying to scam donations for "deaf mutes". I had another but not too bright scammer today - apparently he 'found' ...
... they waiters didn't speak even a tiny bit of English. We were dead tired at this point but mustered up the energy to take a metro to Moulin Rouge. It was cool to see but we just took pictures and walked around for a minute then headed back to the hotel, since we had to be up for our flight the next morning in 7 hours!
Monday- April 1st
Left our hotel at 5 am to catch a metro-----the metros don't start running until 5:30-45, so we had to take a taxi.
Next up.....arrival in London! ...
... in Paris was nothing too special, as we went back to the same Asian store from the 2nd night. It was delicious and really filled the spot. After dinner we wandered around trying to find a strawberry tart that Leah had been craving for the entire trip, unfortunately we were not successful. Wrecked we pretty much walked in the door and fell asleep, setting about 8 alarms as the last thing we wanted to do was miss the train. Bye Paris ...
... 8221; followed by a whistle I immediately
associated with my dad. In disbelief, I stuck my head out of our 4th
floor window only to be greeting by four smiling faces walking down
the street. I laughed out loud at how absurd my dad must sound to
every one around him who wasn't related. Only dad... I imagine all
the local Parisians were thinking, “Stupid, loud, obnoxious
Americans...” but I have to admit, it ...
Good basic clean hotel, no coffee/tea/milk???
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