Elysees Opera Hotel
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... 5 hour lunch sitting just relaxing playing backgammon and having some drinks- if was the best. We finished the day wondering around the city and that night we returned to the tower to see it at nighttime- it's even prettier!!! And every hour or so the lights change and it glitters like a christmas tree instead of just plain lights it was gorgeous! After this we walked along the river to ...
... and coffee. We had a single stop, for John's mandatory break, and soon were in the outskirts of Paris, which has significant traffic! The Eiffel Tower was on the horizon, and then we were winding through streets toward our hotel. John had to drop us on a fairly major street, as the streets become quite narrow, and then we had to wave goodbye to him. We formed our line of ducklings and walked a few blocks to our hotel, where they had most of the rooms ...
... After a nice lunch in the village, we headed back to Veron to catch the train to Paris. It arrived late, which cut down on our chocolate tour (that, and the fact that we got a bit lost without Emily). But we did manage to visit Pierre Herme’s, aka "The Picasso of Pastry". Hilary had her first macaroon. And maybe a couple of more . . . She wanted to know why I didn’t tell her about them on our first day in Paris!!
We finished the day with a quick peak ...
... do after Paris.
The last couple of days in Paris I didn't end up doing too much, went to centre Pompidou, and also wandered down Champs Elysee. I did end up being a bit sick Thursday and Friday with a mild fever, so I ended up staying in bed a lot and only going out for a few hours for food and a bit of sight seeing. Feeling pretty much normal now while I'm in Brugge though.
... level. I think from top to bottom it took us about half an hour. My feet were killing me so it was most uncomfortable having to stand around in lines. We were all tired and it wasn't really very enjoyable! I think half way through getting there we wished we had come another day! But the view at the top was fantastic. It was so high - it was a bit scary going up in the lift! The third level is 276m above ground. It was designed by Gustave Eiffel and constructed ...
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