We arrived in Paris after a suitably pleasant flight over some wonderful scenery. Paris was much colder, as we expected, and fortunately we were much better prepared this time. Being the seasoned European travellers that we were/are, we had no issues in getting to our hostel, which was in the centre of Montmatre. We explored Sacre Couer again, and sampled some local cuisine (still no snails!). We tried to take it very easy as it was our last stop in Europe. O...
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We covered Notre Dame, the Louvre & The Moulin Rouge. Very busy day! It was raining most of the day, but a lot clearer than previous days. Got to appreciate Notre Dame during a mass, lots of photos taken. Got very lost in the Louvre, spent many hours there. The Moulin Rouge was lit up and the windmill was revolving :) Off to Bern tomorrow morning!
So, our first day of exploring. We started off with a trip to Versailles to look at the Palace - very impressive. It took 3 hours to walk through the palace and the extensive gardens. Had a salad baguette for lunch (yum!). We then proceeded on to the Le Tour d'Eiffel. It was foggy everywhere in the city so we couldn't see the top of the tower, or anything else. We didn't go to the top this time - no view. Walked from there to the Arc De Triomphe, another very i...
So! Already up to day 2. Lots of planes, lots of waiting. Saw a small portion of Abu Dhabi (from the airport). Just flew over the Alps! Covered in snow already. First day in Paris today :) Finally got to the hostel (got a bit lost)! View of Sacre Coeur :)