Suite Novotel Paris Porte de la Chapelle
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... be made up of Australians and Kiwis). This would then stop us from getting lumped with dodgy countries and would save us a lot of time in lines. We then caught the Paris metro system to our hotel which was located in the Montmartre area of Paris. Montmartre is a suburb of Paris that is similar to Greenwich village in New York in the way that it is primarily residential but very trendy. It used to be where a lot of alternative artists lived and found ...
... and hot off the grill. Oh la la!! It was so delicious and worth every calorie. There were lots of goodies to tempt us but we abstained and ended up at the Ferris wheel on Place de la Concorde. Since it was such a pretty day, up we went. The views were great and totally worth the price (10 Euros each).
Back to the apartment to get Jeanne and off we all went to the Marais area for the city's best eclairs. The choices were ...
... also houses Foucault’s Pendulum.
Paris-a Good Meeting Place
We have been lucky enough to meet up with our American friends Elaine and Bill over duck breasts, pots of mussels, and good wine. We spent a delightful evening with them and their American-but-now-living-in-Paris friend Nancy who is filled with entertaining stories of her expat experiences. After one last stroll through our favorite Luxembourg Gardens, we said good bye ...
... have on there) that didn’t play nicely with the app.
So we jumped in the short line for security, and then we were on our way to wide world of culture that the Louvre has to offer.
Or, you know, navigating the crowds. Either one.
It was a really busy day there, what with it being summer, and a Monday (when other sights are closed) and the day after the Tour de France final stage, and who-knows-what-else. So we just stuck close to ...
... ice cream, but gave up. We left the palace and wanted to explore the city itself, but everything seemed to be closed. Monday is not a good day for tourists in Versailles. So instead, we went back to Dourdan and went to the pool after stopping by Zoë's house to get swimsuits. The pool was very nice, yet very European. Swim trunks are not allowed. Apparently they're unsanitary. Claire and I had to borrow swimsuits, and they didn't quite ...