Elysees Opera Hotel
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... with no idea why and rolled down to the buffet breakfast that I enjoyed in no way whatsoever. Not a downfall of the buffet itself but more of my increasingly nauseas stomach. I couldn't manage morning yoga and instead flopped about in bed for an hour before packing my stuff and heading to the airport in preparation for my ELEVEN AND A HALF HOUR FLIGHT to Shanghai, seven hour layover and two hour jump over the ditch to Taiwan. I had no idea why I was feeling horrific. Perhaps it was ...
... it took us half an hour to find the correct ticket place (big place, not much signage), which looked like yesterday's immigration queue, but more surly. Big police/military presence, we saw a couple of groups of heavily armed military men.
We were broken souls by the time we had possession of the tickets so came back to the relative peace of our 'burb, stopping only to buy the doings for a dinner sandwich. 2 euros worth of cheese and 4 euros for ham and ...
... the city seeing the sights and waiting until 10.15 when it finally starts to get dark and the city lights are at their best. We got to the Tower about 10.45 and all got off to take our photos. The twinkling lights on the tower are turned on at 10.55 for 5 minutes. We had to do some washing when we got back to the hotel as we were desperate for clean clothes and had no access to washing machines until now. Basin washing is not fun, especially when there's no ...
... tickets to the VERY top and went back and read the LED sign again. Yup it still said closed. Or rather translated roughly into closed. Either way it wasn't closed. As so many people had left we got on the first elevator to the VERY top. And at the VERY top, it was empty. We had a great time up here to view out all the different directions into Paris without the typical crowd. It was fantastic! After we left the Eiffel Tower and took copious amounts of photos from the sprawling lawn ...
... to entertain the elite and live a life of luxury apart from the commoners. He certainly succeeded! Each successive king modified and renovated the palace. Additions were made to increase its size, walls were put up to add create smaller rooms, walls were torn down to achieve an open concept effect.
We learned about the life of privilege for Le Roi et La Reine. They had up to 10,000 people in their courtier who ...
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