Timhotel Tolbiac Hotel
Travel Blogs from Paris
... a couple of sandwiches and a pretzel to take with us. We knew that we needed to be on the south-ish side of the Champs Elysees, and that it would be tricky to find a place to cross over (since we were coming from the north-ish side of things). What we didn’t know is that we’d have to backtrack up the Champs Elysees about a mile, before getting to a Metro station where we could cross under, to get to where we needed to be. Sigh. But we did, and made our way past a ...
... of my idols. His tomb is housed in the vast Pantheon, where the great men of France have come to rest. The Pantheon is massive, the top level being decorated with beautiful carved ceilings and pillars, and large paintings of the great moments in Frances history...including the story of Joan of Arc. The tombs below were a rabbit warren of small rooms where the sarcophagus's of the great men are surprisingly simple Compared to the pomp and splendor of ...
... in 2008. We had 4 of our Carnet of 10 tickets left - enough to get to Bastille and to Port Arsenel to take the cruise and one ticket each left to come back from Villette.
No fruit or yoghurt this morning as the supermarket closed at 1pm on Sunday – who knew?? So off to La Brioche Doree for our breakfast special of Cappuccino and pastry - an apricot one for me and Pain au Raisin for Doug … delicious!
Back to our hotel to clean ...
... and the inside was amazing with the stain glass windows and the marble altar. We then went to the love lock bridge which was a very romantic spot where couples write on a padlock then lock it to the bridge and then throw away the key, it is suppose to mean because the key is lost that Ross will always have my heart and vice versa. Lets see how true this is..... I'm sure we will find out by the end of the year! Haha We had a traditional French cuisine for dinner ...
... and relaxed in the sun, re-charging for the next museum. At the far end of the garden, you can see the full length of the Champs Élysées and the Arc of Triumph in the distance. We stopped near the end of the park at the Orangerie, a former greenhouse for citrus plants in winter, now housing the eight large Monet water lily paintings in two rooms. They are huge and the natural light coming in makes them light up. After viewing the ...
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