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... Paris. Well, Alan was not thrilled carrying up the bags but, hey, it was practice for our frequent outings (80 steps up or 60 steps down) as we explored Montmartre and Paris proper. The view was exquisite and the apartment very charming with, again, French doors and a balcony and the ubiquitous church bells. A little on the shabbier side of ...
... their cameras over the edge. After observing the view enough we made our way to the very top. We stepped into our next elevator, which was smaller and squished up more so than the last one. We looked out the glass walls of the elevator and were amazed at the height of the building. I put on my jacket as the doors opened, expecting a gust of cold wind to blow through the door. Instead there was barely any wind despite the towers height. ...
... before one reaches the Eiffel Tower. The children wanted to wade in that pool SO much as it was hot for Paris at 91 degrees. Parisians are used to the 70s and low 80s even in July.
The lines were long to get to the elevator from the second level to the top of the tower. But we all maintained good natures and eventually soared to the top of Paris. It truly is ...
... one of 5 trial locations).
Sadly, after having lots of fun looking for them, we were unsuccessful. We did get to see a neat park, a castle, have a great lunch and lots of laughs while we tried though!
We spent the afternoon at a modern art display which featured art, sculptures and collection items from the Marvel comic series. It was amazing - original ink sketches from the comic books with artist ...
... from a few cats on it. Yep crazy cat lady got to feed her habit.
After a wee wait we finally left Montmartre and made our way to the Champs-Élysées and after a stop off for photos we hopped back on the bus and went onward toward the Eiffel Tower.
There were rows and rows of people trying to get onto the Eiffel Tower. I have come to discover since travelling with Dave for so long now that we really do not love queues. Like ...