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... it. I checked that it was definitely OK for me to be there and she said yes, so in I went and set up my position for the night... Of course, after only 15 minutes or so two security men appeared on their round of the terminal and kicked me out! The fact that I'd been told it was OK didn't make any difference with them, so I had to go back to where I'd been sitting before.
... but being here transports you to another time and gives you a real appreciation for Art and History. A break from the Louvre later in the day and on to Musee de L’Orangerie where Monet chose to house his paintings of the complete cycle of Water Lilies, a landscape of water lilies, weeping willows, reflection of trees and clouds that is 2 meters high and almost 100 feet long. As well, there are painting here by Picasso, Renoir, Rousseau, Matisse and Derain. Then back to ...
... around. There are no fixed pews in the body of the church, just small quite rickety-looking wooden chairs (looked like the ones we had at primary school), and each had what looked like a hand-stitched kneeler on the back for prayer time – some had family names on them so I wonder if they were for regular parishioners. One corner has tombs for the Clopton and Carew families, just under 400 years old, and they’ve been restored ...
... sure how to answer... Yet they have not stopped smiling, they have embraced it all, grabbed every new opportunity, gazed at new sights with wonder and amazement and loved every second, even when we have dragged them up yet another hill As long as they are with us, and with each other, they are happy and their comfort zone seems to be fairly limitless! Em, Arch and Mima...our three little adventurers, you are amazing and you make us very, very proud! Welcome ...
... had my new favorite lipstick in it, as well as four extra pairs of contact lenses. I will let you know how this turns out.
As you can probably tell, we have had a truly wonderful trip. We had a great time everywhere we went and everyone was so nice. I think the key to enjoying Europe and its various cultures is to be pleasant, polite and have a genuine interest in the country and its people. We have found that no matter where we travel, if we treat people with kindness ...