Atel De Paris Nord
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Early the morning of the 30th we packed up, got diesel in the car, and dropped it off - 2nd car safely returned with no scratches! The rental car place held our luggage so we could walk around Reims until time for our train. We found a place for coffee and pastries. David got a raisin sweet roll and I got a Tarte de Sucré - basically like a flat doughnut. Cannot wait to have an egg breakfast! Once in the Gare (train station) we had about 1.5 hour ...
... we were overlooking the front entrance and due to the gaps in our old bedroom doors we could hear luggage being rolled and dragged across the pavement all night. Aside from that it was nice as hostels go and we were comfortable there.
We ended our day by having dinner at Bouillon Chartier. Yann had recommended it to us our first night and we tried to go for the past 3 nights but it hadn't worked out. We finally made it. It was really good. Authentic French food and the ...
... group slowly and it has been fun to mingle and sit with the others.
Once in Paris, we were whisked away for dinner. The food so far has been really really good. Far better than I was expecting as the little local bistros we are going to are able to get fresh food for 40 out all at once.
We headed to the Eiffel Tower to see if we could get tickets to the top, but were unable to. We still were able ...
... the Seine.
As we hadn't managed to get a photo with all of us and the Eiffel Tower (the boat went too fast to take too many pictures) we decided to visit the Eiffel Tower again to get some more photos. We trotted along the Seine for a while, perusing the stalls that were open along the side but it was going to be too far to walk so we ended up catching the metro to get closer.
It was when we were walking along the Promenade D'Australie, of ...
... before heading home for the evening.
On our final day we had only two objectives to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower (excluding Karen) and buyig souvenirs. Olivia's one request on this trip was to visit Paris and go to the top of the Eiffel Tower. She was pumped to go. We had heard that it could take up to four hours to get to the top without out a reservation but we it in about 2 hours. Karen came with us ...
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