A Paris BNB
Travel Blogs from Paris
... walk back to the Concorde along the Seine so I could pass the Louvre and the Tuileries. This is a fairly ambitious pursuit, but it was well worth it. I stopped on Le Pont Neuf and took a picture of the famous lovers' locks. I went through the exterior of the Louvre, but was so overwhelmed at the sheer magnitude of it that I stuck to my original sentiment of not wanting to go in. Some may think I'm crazy for this, but just seeing "it" was enough for me. This is one thing that ...
Today the weather was a little better. The plan was to visit a market that I had found on a blog. Rue Mouffetard. After breakfast in the Latin Quarter we set out and after twenty minutes we found what we were looking for. Rue Mouffetard is a beautiful cobbled street with amazing little cafes, patisseries, markets where you can buy absolutely anything (vegetables, cheeses, fish etc). Definitely the most unexpected find and best ...
We wake up early in the morning to catch our bus to go to the train station. Well we went to the wrong bus stop, so when we get to the correct one we missed it....of course. So now another taxi to the train station. Least we made the train on time. We first have to go to Paris to change trains. When we got to the correct train station, we wanted to sit down in a cafe. What we think is Costa Coffee (like a Starbucks) turns out to be a restaurant, a nice one. ...
... and encouragement was excellent.
We also did 3 rides on our own and successfully managed all of them especially the last ride through Chamonix and up to Switzerland which was planned back in Sydney and had us quite isolated but with good preparation this was a great adventure.
Our cycling endeavours included 11 rides with over 850km travelled and significantly over 20000 metres of climbing, a terrific experience and achievement.
For general ...
... slices of bread, a crusty roll or croissant with margarine and/or jam and a hot drink or orange juice. Yep that was it... no cereal :( Anyways, after polishing off my huge breakfast.... I then made my way to the Notre dame via the Metro. Yep I can tackle the public transport just about anywhere in Europe now :) The Notre Dame was magnificent. It really is a stunning chapel. The bells in the bell tower were ring when I arrived and the rain ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting