Hotel St. Georges Lafayette
Travel Blogs from Paris
... setting sun was fading it was dark enough to see the twinkle lights go off all over the tower, amazing to see it from the inside.
After dinner we had private access to the viewing platform where we spent close to 40 minutes taking every photo we could think of. Again the queues both to go up to the summit and to go back down where massive with the whole platform packed with people trying to go either way. We ...
... train ride!
I had planned the whole day out - the train route, walk to the bike rental place, bike to the park.
I happened to have found THE park in Paris that contained the largest Science and Industry museum in Europe. Which happens to contain "Cite Enfants"...or Kid City.
Three things I had not exactly planned for:
1. The amazing, highly rated, expansive ...
... seeing it personal was the thrill of my first visit to Paris.
Our second day started with mass at Notre Dame followed by a quick tour of the church. Next, we visited Musee d’Orsay. After a snack in the clock-face café, we took the kids through the major impressionist paintings and, again, it was a thrill to see them in person. Winding through the galleries, we saw many interesting paintings and sculptures. The hop-on, hop-off tour bus tour took us back to Notre Dame ...
remember not to roll my suitcase through it on the sidewalk. Even in hippie-ville Christiania in
Copenhagen I never saw dog ****. Here
it’s on every sidewalk from the 10th Arrondisement to right in front
of the Elysee palace where the President lives.
This probably explains why they sweep the streets every day and have
people sweep the sidewalks every day.
Amsterdam works on so many ...
Well, where to start? A couple months ago, I gave both my grandsons The Magic Faraway Tree book which was a huge favourite of mine when I was a kid. I wrote a little message in it telling them that there is nothing wrong with a bit of fantasy in one's life and its good to be able to escape the real world for a time. Well, that holds for adults as well and yesterday we had the most fun time in Eurodisney. We saw Mickey and Minnie ...