Our day started with: 3 rooms sleeping in late, 2 of our alarms not working, 1 frustrated tour guide. Luckily, once on the bus, a little sleep and resting soothed everyones nerves for the rest of the morning. As more and more quaint country houses zoomed by, we knew we were approaching Giverny, Claude Monet's house and gardens. As we stepped off the bus, the smells of the country side reminded us of home (mainly the smell of cow poop). We stepped through the...
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Today we woke up to our 7:15 wake up call from the hotel, and headed down to a breakfast of eggs, croissants, fresh fruit, and strong coffee. We then took a bus tour around all of Paris, with our tour guide, Etienne, pointing out all the major landmarks including the Eiffel tower, Notre Dame, the opera house, the obelisk, the Seine River, the Arc de Triomphe, and many other landmarks. We stopped at Notre Dame to go inside, then had free time in the Latin quarter...
Day 2: We started our day out trying to get some sleep and then waking up to airplane food. We then met our tour guide, Steve, and safely made it to the hotel. After dropping our bags off, Steve explained how the metro works. We then bought our tickets and headed into town. We ate lunch and then split into two groups. One group is shopping and visiting the L'arc de Triomphe while we are waiting in line for the catacombs. After waiting almost three hours, we fina...
Day 1: We left today at 11:10; Jared, celebrating his 18th birthday today, was late for the bus. Arrived at the airport after experiencing minimal traffic. Werndli's iron resolve nearly set off the alarm at security. Discovered that airport sandwiches cost nine to ten dollars a piece. Waited for plane. Attempted to sleep on the plane, but ended up watching tv and movies on the in chair televisions. More to follow. ~ Alex & Andrew