Travel Blogs from Paris
Welcome to Paris! Where to start, oh yes, breakfast. We love a good excuse to have 2 croissants for breakfast... because that's all you can have. I think the breakfast lady felt a little sorry for us because she pulled out a boiled egg and gave us one each. We weren't unhappy about having croissants, but knew we would need more fuel in the …
Today was an early rise as our tour group was meeting in the foyer at 6am. So we rose early only having had a couple of hours sleep last night.
We hopped on the bus and headed to Dover where we glanced at the White Cliffs of Dover and headed off to France on our cruise liner (also known as a ferry). On the trip we grabbed some breakfast, …
... of champagne I've ever seen. I think it equated to about $24. Surprisingly the queues at the bottom of the tower does not reflect the top. It was not cramped at all.
Lift on the way down was not as stomach turning.
We didn't get pick pocketed either!
Now, you would think the next place to visit would be the sacre cour and Montemarte area.
But no, Rachel had been studying all there is to see in Paris and you won't believe where we were headed next.
... The rain stopped as we exited the Center so B&B walked to the Orsay, had lunch and viewed the Impressionist Gallery which was not open when we were here three years ago. All of the great impressionists are on display - glorious paintings. So glad we decided to check it out.
On the way home it was B&B's turn to get dinner fixings, so that's what we did.
The Intrepid Travelers
... figured out the metro. This of course did not stop me from walking back with my travel buddy Julie toward the hotel, on our way stopping to look at the Place de la Republic and La Bastille before hitting the hotel and a much needed nap. This being another 3.1 km! Whew! Having gotten to the station almost 3 hours before my friend Julie was due to arrive, I had some time to kill. I started ...