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... look up, because the the ceilings are beautifully decorated as well. About 1/5"4,mile down the hallway (yes, 1/4 mile) I enter the room where Mona Lisa is located. The room is packed with people. At first glance, all you see is back of heads and cellphones snapping pictures... I gently push my way through the crowd and see the Mona Lisa painting. She's exquisite. Protected behind a glass pane, she patiently seats there smiling as we all take photos of her. I spend just ...
... chewing helped. Surprisingly we were only in the tunnel for about 20 minutes and then voilą, we were in France.
They were selling Metro tickets in the dining car so I bought tickets so we would avoid the stress of trying to figure out the ticket machine when we arrived. Again, wise decision as they were packed! We must be better tourists now as we also bought a map BEFORE we got on the streets. It took all of 30 seconds before we were ...
... but pushed himself on, he came out with a smile from ear to ear - he had a ball, as did we all.
Next was the Aerosmith coaster, with Emerson tall enough to ride it she was pretty excited right up until she asked the castmember if there was a loop the loop, that was it, she made a b-line for the exit queue and consoled herself with a go on the slinky spinner thing.
Finally time for some feet up we headed to ...
Today we were going to spend some time at the Louvre which is a massive building containing a lot of old paintings (including the Mona Lisa) and sculptures etc. Napoleon brought back a vast amount of art from the countries he conquered and although he gave a lot of it back, there is still a large amount in the museum.
As usual we caught the metro there and it wasn't too far to walk from there. It really is a huge building as you may be able to see from ...
... thought I'd look it up and it was worth the effort to find as it was truly amazing. It was so relaxing sitting on a bench watching life come and go, tourists and locals all enjoying the space and tranquility A little more reatail therapy and wandering the little streets around the area I finished up walking to the Bastille area, hard to imagine the human carnage this rather underwhelming spot has witnessed over the centuries and there is no doubting the importance of ...
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