Travel Blogs from Paris
... up the atmosphere. We head back home, finish up last minute packing and then it is tea time which includes home made poppyseed layer cake with whipped cream. Gisela has also packed us food for the train, meat cakes, apples and a large bottle of juice, just in case we get hungry lol!
The train station is new and very large with lots of shopping. I am so glad that we have Alwin and Gisela to help us find our way and to explain how ...
... I usually ride on a given day, but more climbing than I usually do in a week. This was going to be a real test of the new and improved left leg.
The hotel was very recently refurbised due to a recent fire and had only just reopened. The town was small, but has some interesting aspects including a Hydro generation station just up the road (the boys on the trip did not find this as interesting as I did).
Saturday, July 13:
Today was a big ...
June 22, 2013
Woke at 8:49am with a start as we needed to be
on our way to St.Pancreas to catch an 11:30 Eurostar to Paris this morn. We moved quickly and efficiently arriving at
the station and catching the train. The
train is a lovely way to travel and we all enjoyed the relaxing 2.5 hours. We arrived in Paris to overcast skies but
temperatures hovering around 18 degrees ...
... s my aim to let the French know a few Australian-isms whilst we’re in Paris.
We decided around 8.30pm it was time to eat so we set off to look for a deal in one of the many restaurants in our neighbourhood. We could see dark grey skies but didn’t think much of it.
We found a restaurant where we had a choice of entrée, main and dessert for €15pp plus a free glass of wine. That seems like a bargain to me.
... Arts. I labelled it "Bek & Mat 4 EVA 2013" We wandered through the courtyard of the Louvre and the gardens just people watching. It started to our down rain on us, I had an umbrella so we just kept on strolling! Day 3: Today we decided to take a train out to Versailles and do a tour of the palace and gardens. When we arrived the line was already about and hour and a half long, even without having to line up and buy tickets! Lucky we had a lovely Canadian couple ...