Today we took the subway and visited the Louvre. Absolutely outstanding. Not nearly enough time there but we had to catch the rail to Avignon. We saw the Mona Lisa. We made it the rail with about 5 minutes to spare! Way too close. The train goes about 300 Mph. what a way to get around.
France Spring 2011
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We took the subway to the Arc De triumph. We climbed 238 stairs to the top. Yeah. I felt the burn! Beautiful view, but then again, I don't think there is a bad view here. Got back on the subway and back toward our hotel. We went to Missy's favorite restaurant 7 Evin. I took her suggestion and has the scallops in butter sauce. Oh Lord, now I can die because it doesn't get better than that. We drank wine and laughed with the owner and sat next to a very nice coupl...
After the Eiffel Tower, we got on the water taxi and went to Ste. Chapelle Church. Beautiful! We walked to The Notre Dame and got in just in time for mass! Missy noticed that they were letting tourists in line for communion. I... had... communion...at...Notre Dame Cathedral! Whoa! I lit a candle to remember those we've lost in our family. Very cool feeling to hear the mass in French and still know what's going on. All connected even if we speak a different langua...
Today we arrived in Paris. There is nothing like driving under the Arc de Triumph. I could hardly believe where I was. Found the hotel. The elevator is so small, you have to take turns going up with your luggage. The room is nice and the view is perfect. We're across from a military school. we can see the Eiffel Tower from our room. First stop. Eiffel Tower. It was fairly close in size to how I has imagines it, but I pictures or more black, but it's actually bron...