Travel Blogs from Paris
... I still gave him a few euros because it was just so charming and because I enjoyed it.
Most of the shops in Ile Saint-Louis were closed, but their windows were lit and merchandised with what was inside: clothes, books, toys, sweets, etc. There were a few restaurants and bars open and we tucked into one to use the restroom. Since we were planning on using the restroom we thought it would be appropriate to order a drink as well. Since we had already taken a ...
... the rate given at the time of booking. Rates are particularly high this week due to the conference Marg is attending.
The journey here was reasonably smooth as we walked to Port Royal and caught the RERB to Villepinte. The hotel website had said to get off at this station and catch a bus. Well we got of and looked firstly for a taxi at the point designated by the taxi sign - none in sight. Then a bus pulled in and I asked him ...
... cruise along the Seine which was great as it is about 23 degrees today with a light breeze. Past all the major sites and really good views of the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and Hotel de Invalides which has a beautiful gold dome. Lunch at a cafe sitting at a table on the pavement watching the world go by. This time we were entertained by a violinist on the Metro. It was then onto ...
... saying it belonged to a Mrs Montmarie, and an address in Iceland. So she became, bijork as it was the only Icelandic name we could think of. She was carted around with us all afternoon, including to Notre Dame, where again the queue put us off and we stopped outside to have a rest. This crazy guy turned up to feed and water the pigeons, and started encouraging them onto people's arms and heads ...
... up the top - sink me!
It's quite a small but cute apartment. There was a double bed above in a sort of loft area and also another room with a double bed, a tiny bathroom with a sink, toilet, shower, washing machine and I think a dryer, kitchen, living room etc. It's all very small - much tinier than Nick and Dee's place!
Once we'd settled in we hurried back down the stairs to hit the streets of Paris. We were almost n the centre of town which was quite ...
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