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... quite that way. We decided to try some escapism and went to see Skyfall, the new James Bond movie. The theatre was on the Champs Élysées. We are really getting good at the Metro! Of course, we followed signs for sortie up, down, up down and finally up to the street. since the Metro lines were built in sections it is a maze to get out sometimes when several ...
... only two keys. Like the Blue Planet this place also has toilets with the sinks located in your own room, but unlike the Blue Planet, this hostel has wifi, even if it is only from 4:00pm to 11:00pm, the place is clean and mould free, there are working power points and there is apparently a proper breakfast in the morning. Well folks, with my phone fully charged and the net dropped out fifteen minutes ago (I type up these things offline first), I'm off to bed. Early start in the ...
... south east of the Opera district. Great little area with the 19th century covered passages (the pre cursor to every mall in the world). We hit two of those - Tyson bear got some cool Geox high top shoes from one place. He was and still is rapt. Can't get enough of these beauties. Then to the truly magnificent old school passage Galerie Vivienne. So cool. And at the corner shop near the rear exit we found a map shop (photo to ...
... to be well supplied. While they are shopping, I stay behind to figure out the French parking meter and to get the trusty old Garmin GPS going. We are now in the car and the Garmin's time has come. I've loaded it up with all of our hotel addresses, so it's going to take us where we need to go from here on in.
It doesn't take too long to read on the parking meter that there is no charge for parking during the month of August. Sweet. I head back in to the ...
... 1.) I'm still pretty busy, and 2.) I have SO MANY, MANY things that I'd like to share that this post might turn into a huge trainwreck. (!!!)
When I first mentioned to my friends back home that I'll be staying here for 2 months, they went all "OMG! You're so lucky!" and "Paris! I want to live there too!" I mean c'mon - who doesn't want to live in the most romantic city in the world? But after almost spending 2 months here, I can honestly ...
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