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Travel Blogs from Paris
... is studying Pablo Picasso we went to a museum called Pompidou that has lots of Picasso. There was also some Michael Angelo and some Kandinsky. I looked at some of the real Picasso paintings so then I could get a better understanding of him. We got crepes and then went home. After that we went for a fancy dinner. We had escargot and then I had a steak and ice cream for dessert. It was so good. It was another great day. ...
... We did wonder though how the All blacks were doing, as they played hard for our country while we checked out the sights. Another late night, and thanks to Greg, Jeannie, Dean and Sarah our trip to Paris will be unforgettable (apart from some bits we can't quite recollect).
The next day we left the sounds of sirens and horns behind and aimed for Rotterdam. We have two days to get there, hope we make it on time.
... as we arrived. By
this time it was close to 6pm and the black cloud that had threatened
the otherwise warm sunny day finally decided enough was enough and
let rip. It wasn't too bad with our umbrella shelter while we waited
and waited at the taxi stand, finally giving up and walking home and
noting how many taxis suddenly became available when we didn't want
haven't mentioned the Paris traffic. Cars, bikes and buses zoom ...
... to Rob's mum Joy as her ashes are scattered in the Parc du Souvenir in Vence Ste Paul. Then a quick stop for lunch in Tourrettes Sur Loup which is an amazing medieval city. It's like a fortress on the side of a hill. The streets are so narrow that to cars don't fit through many areas. Once in Grasse i went to Galimard parfumerie and created my own parfum after taking a class. There are hundreds of extracts to sift through to ...
... It is amazing how they set this up for a Sunday morning in all the little back alleys and lanes of the old town. All kinds of food, fruit, cakes, bread, cheese, smallgoods, meat and then dress stalls, leathergoods, knives, mattresses, gardening gear, spices, herbs, etc etc.
Now it's time for the short walk down to the railway station and to board our train. Louise and Phil kindly helped us with our luggage down to the Gare, much ...