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... who took the time to write on my list of 'must sees' which floor and section they were in :-) Happy me ...but I was still confused & overwhelmed with the enormity of the place, poor signage, split levels, crowds....ok, I might have had a llittle moment for 1/2 hr - but got back on track as I began to find the things I really wanted to see like.... La Joconde - Mona Lisa (although I saw that last time in 1988), Venus de Milo (c.100-130 BC), Wings of Victory (c.190 ...
... Lynne and checked in.
We ate at Sabatico, where we had made reservations before leaving home, not knowing it was right down the street from our hotel! Two exhausted travelers enjoyed salmon and tuna before returning to the hotel and crawling into bed!
Wednesday, September 10
After a good night's sleep, we took the RER train to Versailles. It had been a number of years since I visited the ...
Our last day took us to the Catacombs, but after seeing that the line actually circled the building and it was going to take three hours to get in, we decided to get lunch instead. Food always takes priority with us haha. Since all of us except Phil had been to Montmartre (Rach went the night before with Alex, who Chris and Phil jokingly call her 'Europe boyfriend’), we caught the tube up there to show him the ...
... to the cafe, landing at the bottom on rue Lamarck. From that point, it was but a short walk to see the Square Carpeaux, a neighborhood park and playground surrounded by stately-looking apartment buildings. After "shagging" several errant balls for some teen-age soccer enthusiasts, we left the park, walked to the nearby Place Froment, and caught the #95 bus to the Louvre.
From the rue de Rivoli, we boarded the #72 ...
Still cool in Paris. Enjoyed good company, fantastic food and had lots of laughs. The 15th arrondisment is a great base. We got to know the wine shop owner, frequented the local cheese shop and bought heaps at the Friday market. (Marche de la Rue Saint Charles) A walk around Versailles gardens was the perfect way to stretch our legs after the long ...