Oh La La
Trip Start Jan 03, 1976
184Trip End Ongoing
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We happily wandered down the Champs Elysees gazing in at things we couldn't afford and just soaking up the atmosphere.
A visit to the Louvre was of course in order and we went in a side entrance to avoid the queues. It was first thing in the morning (occasionally I can be a keen tourist) and there weren't too many people in the halls as we wandered about. Janice and I somehow found ourselves in a side door and as we opened the door we noticed a sign saying Fire Door - and the next thing we know everyone is being booted out of the place and security gates are coming down
A walk along the Sienne past many little stalls led us to the Notre Dame cathedral. Somehow we had managed to find ourselves here on Palm Sunday and the Cathedral was full of candles and worshippers. A beautiful sight and one of those that will stay with me for a while.
We went down to the catacombs and as we started walking around i remembered i really was claustrophobic and wasn't happy. Lucky for me Janice had asthma (perhaps not so lucky for her..) and the dust was sending her nuts. After a quick "I've been there" photo, which came out with me looking terrified, we ran through the catacombs at the speed of light.
Our last night we went to the Moulin Rouge and had dinner while watching the show. Very bright and all that you would expect the Moulin Rouge to be, we were all dressed up and had a fun night. Surprisingly there weren't that many men there and since there was a mega queue at the ladies i ducked into the men's bathroom.. classy!