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... a popular area for tourists which means it is also a popular area for scammers and thieves. We saw two scams, the first was the old ball under cups trick where they move the cups around and you say where the ball is. Heaps of people were winning it except for the people who didn't look like they were from the same family as the guys running the operation. They deal with 50 euro bets so hard luck if you are stupid enough to take part. The other scam ...
... as half of them had blown up!!
Once settled we went and did some exploring of the area, which seemed to be very nice. We then purchased a whole bunch of food to cook dinner and had a lot of fun trying to figure out what all the different things meant. We cooked a lovely chicken salad and then stayed up with wine and chatted until it was time for sleep.
Chris feeling better today, we decided to have quite a chilled day and head out to the Worlds largest markets. Well wasn't I in heaven.....shoes for 10-20 euro.....and yes I have bought 3 pairs, but how could I not. We stayed there until 3 and decided to go home get a few things sorted before tomorrow as we are leaving Paris and will arrive in Nantes. But things haven't been so smoothe ...
... brands on the same person, didn't seem to us as being in very good taste! Of course, it would have been in equally bad taste to gawk or take photos, so you'll just have to take our word for some of the excess.
We had a Seine River cruise planned on this evening, so we hightailed it to Bastille via the Metro, and the view of Colonne de Juillet as we emerged from the ...
Today is Bastille Day in France, and we've been seeing the city get ready for the big parade and celebrations the last few days. Needless to say how cool it would’ve been to be right in the heart of all the action, we opted to stay away from downtown Paris and stay around the outskirts (as we also have a train to catch tonight). We caught one last brekkie at the hotel and watched parts of the Bastille Day parade on TV – and even heard / briefly saw the parade planes ...
Other places to stay in Paris
Opéra, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $382
- Among the best location in Paris
- Wonderful Stay at IC Grand Paris
- Good Base to See Paris
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $173
- Very impressed
- Just ok
- Fabulous stay
14 Rue du Theatre , Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $158
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $207
- Another great stay at an International Hilton
- Great for Families
- Loved it!
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $133
- Just Fine
- Nice, clean, new, decent location
- Loved This Place
Louvre, Paris | 4 star hotel
- Agree with the mediocre assessment
- Wonderful Location!!!
- Location! Location! Location!
Batignolles-Monceau, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $177
- Never ever going back
- Yes we would go back there
- Paris getting it right
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $145
Pigalle, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $309
- Great Location in a wonderful city
- Good and bad points
- Lovely hotel convenient to shopping
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $185
Luxembourg, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $255
- Lots of work to be done
- Lovely Springtime in Paris
- Sooooo under rated!
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotel
- Really quite nice
- The nightmare Hilton
- New Hilton Great Inside
Parc Monceau, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $185
- Surely the Best Hotel View in Paris?
- Terrible Service spoiled a good location
- A disappointing stay
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Cant beat this top hotel
- Great Location and service!
- Just OK
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Good hotel
- Great Location and Close to the Metro Line: Average for a 4 Star
- Ok hotel
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $182
- Good Location
- Ask for a room facing the street
- Not a 4 star hotel
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- Good Times in Paris
- Very nice
- Very nice
Observatoire, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $175
- Okay, but not great
- Decent 4*
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $168
- Other Guests Noisy, Family Got No Sleep
- Lovely hotel
- Small,but clean and friendly
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $114
Louvre/Opera, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $256
- Noisy, stuffy.Avoid
- Good Hotel and Excellent Location
- Not even close to 4 star
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $129
- Nice place
- Good location
- A taste of France
Georges Pompidou, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $170
Gare du Nord, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $149
Pigalle, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $367
- Enjoyed the stay
- Decent Hotel, Great Location
- Not a 5 Star hotel!!!
Entrepôt, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $146