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... are open but it is still not a full on day in places.
We wandered along the Sein River walking around and taking it all in. Very warm so lots of people around.
At 4.30pm we made plans to meet our dear friend Yvonna (Polish/German friend) at her Hotel.
Seeing Carmen and I were returning home she organised her work schedule to have a visit to Paris. Sadly Carmen missed out on seeing her but I managed to see her briefly.
We chatted over ...
... do it anyway. Before I left Melbourne I had said the first thing I buy is going to be a Crepe Nutella, which I did as soon as I left the Musee D'Orsay. And boy was it delicious. Following the crepe I noticed a building that I had not earlier. It looked pretty interesting so I wandered over. It turned out to be the Musée de la Légion d'honneur. The history of the Legion of Honour that was started by Emperor Napoleon. It was ...
... block so in the first few days found the noise difficult. There is a park across the road and restaurants just on the corner. The sunset from our balcony is spectacular and we can see the light from the top of the Eiffel Tower across the way.
We feel blessed to be here, and to be able to take a month to experience Paris.
Note on the stairs: just climbed them after dinner and a couple of glasses of rose - it appears that one is INCREDIBLY ...
... town and by this time it was very dark and all the Christmas lights were sparkling everywhere we looked! It was really amazing and absolutely beautiful.
Jeanne was waiting for us outside her apartment and after a tour of the place, we went to a wonderful French restaurant and then came back to the apt. where we stuffed ourselves with some of the delicious pastries Jeanne had made. It's been a long but great first day in ...
... with no lift or escalator. So we eventually emerge at La Tour Maubourg station after a good workout lifting and toting our bags, and we roll them to the street entrance to our flat at 83 Rue St Dominique.
The three blocks of flats were built in the 19th century to house the workers who built the Eiffel Tower. Impressive. As we turn the corner on to Rue St Dominique the first sight is the Eiffel Tower looming up ...