Elysees Opera Hotel
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... crowds are incredible. Warning - the automated toilet kiosks along the river from the tower shut down without warning at 10pm as Petr found out to his misfortune! We had a very late dinner at an unremarkable Italian restaurant before catching the Metro home. Another late night and we are all still suffering a bit from jet lag. Pete had the quote of the day - something about how many times can you polish a ball. You had to be there! Bon ...
... Dame is celebrating its 850 year anniversary, so there are temporary stairs in the cathedral square that hundreds of people were crowding on and taking photos from with Notre Dame in the background. I headed inside, noting lots of ‘silence’ signs and the eerie sound of the organ. It really is a stunning building, and all the artworks and decorations are breath-taking. I’ll head up to the roof to see the bells and gargoyles with Joanna in ...
... of palace life and oversee her 'farmhouse' where she kept pigs, rabbits and grew her own vegetables. Story has it that she gave away her produce to the farmhands who worked there. The house and surrounds are remarkably well preserved and is a beautiful and peaceful place. We also saw the Grand Trianon, where Louis spent his holidays and the Petit Trianon, built for Louis XIV's favourite mistress, Madame Pompadour. Unfortunately for ...
... Dumas, Emily Zola, Edward Degas, Offenbach etc. But the one we liked was the creator of the French can-can, Louise Weber 1866-1929.
The Montmartre cats roam freely around the rooftops and the cemetery. Noe of them look skinny, so they are obviously well fed.
Continuing down the Bd de Clichy, we walked to the Place de Clichy before heading back to the hotel. We'll head on out again this afternoon for some more ...
... some provisions. Close to our place we found a market and produce stand. Afterwards we decided to go for a walk. We visited Notre Dame cathedral and walked along the Seine on the Ile de Cite. We found a small restaurant to eat at with a view of the cathedral. People eat quite late here and it was almost 10 pm when we finished our meal. The walks along the river as well as the ...
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