- D-Day NormandyWe had a wonderful three weeks in Lewes. Bolly and Riff-Raff our two Labradoodles were well behaved, entertaining and good company! We stopped an extra night after Raphie and Cathy returned and enjoyed a catch up on their trip ‘back Posted by denis.lynelle in Lynelle & Denis | Apr 18, 2016
- ParisAugust 14
Flew to Paris. Checked into at Madeleine Palace Rue Cambon - not far from Louvre.
Lunch at expensive, not very good restaurant (stale salad).
Night Lights Tour - then to Moulin Rouge. Bed at 5am. Paris tres expensive. Posted by travelwrite100 in Europe 1982 | Apr 18, 2016
- Day 16 This morning we said "good-bye, arrivederci" to our wonderful hosts and the comfortable La Collina Degli Ulivi (the hill of olives) in La Spezia.
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- Provence... Ah! Provence...===People of Provence===
Helpful! Now don't believe the gossip! We have not been able to find a French person yet who has not been kind, helpful and gracious to us as tourists. It has been a remarkable transformation since the last Posted by TravellingLight in Travelling Light | Apr 15, 2016
- Provence... Ah! Provence...===Alone again...===
After we said good-bye to our dear friends, we settled into our shoe box in Arles (14sq metres and it was ALL ours for 4 nights!) We used AirBnB to make our accomodation bookings. Can we just mention the Posted by TravellingLight in Travelling Light | Apr 15, 2016
- Les Rosies en FranceWe have arrived in France! Our flights to Paris largely went to plan - we had two stops of about 3 hours each at Sydney and Abu Dhabi. There isn't a lot to say about the long haul travel process Posted by prosie in Rambling Rosies - The Wedding Trip | Apr 15, 2016
- The City of Light[center][/center]
[center]The City of Love is one of the most beautiful places you could visit, and if you do decide to visit be sure to take the time to see the Eiffel Tower. You can climb it to Posted by Cassi_Kurelo in Around the world. | Apr 11, 2016
- Nous arrivons a UzesWe set out from Courtenay at 10:00 Thursday morning after making the final packing decision at 9:59! Our trip over to the airport was uneventful and Vancouver airport continues to amaze me with how smoothly things operate. A big thanks Posted by lonelyhiggins in Isla Abroad | Apr 2, 2016
- Le Blocus
I haven't had classes the past two days because of the school being blockaded.... so might as well blog!
Topic of protest: working hours
Yesterday morning when I got to school there w Posted by rachelkronk in Rachel's Rotary Blog | Apr 1, 2016
- More farewells and a few Bonjours!!To Recap...
We must say that our hearts have been warmed by the generous and whole-hearted well-wishes that so many have showered on us... Thanks for all your thoughts, suggestions and prayers as we packed up our bags and began this Posted by TravellingLight in Travelling Light | Mar 31, 2016
- For Jameela only ( please avoid reading)Hello,
Jameela, I got your messag!!!!!! I miss you guys sooooooooo much. We haven't done much in Paris because tom caught the flu and gave it to dad so they both have it. Mum and I managed to get Posted by amf1481 in Europe 2016 | Mar 28, 2016
- Day 1 Paris – Europe 2013 HolidayDay 1 Paris – Europe 2013 Holiday
When I left my hotel, I walked, walked and walked some more. I also took just under 400 photos!
The average temperature was 5 Degrees C (40F). Here is a map of where I Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Mar 28, 2016
- Day 1 Paris – 4th Arrondissement (Part 1 of 1)Leaving Notre-Dame I headed back across the river over the Pont d'Arcole towards the Hôtel de Ville, and the façade was lit up.
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- Day 1 Paris – Île de la Cité (Part 4 of 4)As I continued through the streets of Île de la Cité I came to Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. I had seen photos of this church online, but I felt I had to check it out for myself.
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- Day 1 Paris – Île de la Cité (Part 3 of 4)I continued wandering around the Île de la Cité, and came across some pretty cool buildings, including the Palais de Justice de Paris.
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- Streetsoup Incontinentl'Aiguille Du Midi summit on the Mt. Blanc Massif is 12000 feet. I went there yesterday and that's 8000 feet higher than I have ever been on land before. For the first part the cable cars whizz you up there, Posted by Mango3 in streetsoup | Mar 24, 2016
- Day 1 Paris – Île de la Cité (Part 2 of 4)I had seen some photos of a cool little place on the internet before I had left for Paris, so I headed for Place Dauphine. I wasn’t disappointed! I loved this little square cut off from the main Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Mar 24, 2016
- Day 1 Paris – Île de la Cité (Part 1 of 4)Continuing along the Seine, I came to Pont Neuf. I walked past the entrance to the Pont Neuf Metro and as I looked across the river and saw the Concierge building.
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- Day 1 Paris – 1st Arrondissement (Part 4 of 4)As I was walking along the Seine, I came across Pont des Arts, which was covered with love padlocks. I believe these have now been removed (?) due to the weight of them affecting the integrity of the bridge. Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Mar 24, 2016
- Day 1 Paris – 1st Arrondissement (Part 3 of 4)I left the Louvre courtyard and headed towards the Seine. Here I saw the Musée d'Orsay again, with the Eiffel Tower in the background.
[center][img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/81284 Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Mar 24, 2016
- Day 1 Paris – 1st Arrondissement (Part 2 of 4)Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
Leaving Jardin des Tuileries I came to the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel in the middle of the path. It looks like the other Arc de Triomphe on the Champs Élysées, but smaller. I Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Mar 24, 2016
- Day 1 Paris – 1st Arrondissement (Part 1 of 4)Leaving the Place de la Concorde I headed into the Jardin des Tuileries (still no idea how to pronounce it…). I saw:
• Cool buildings on the northern Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Mar 24, 2016
- Streetsoup IncontinentUnder the general heading of "people watching" I now add the sub-head of "Chamonix Shuffle". This is a sight peculiar to ski towns, and involves the wearing of rigid ski boots through the streets on the way to the lifts. Posted by Mango3 in streetsoup | Mar 23, 2016
- Day 1 Paris – 8th Arrondissement (Part 3 of 3)After walking down the Av. des Champs-Élysées I arrived at the Place de la Concorde.
Unfortunately the fountains weren’t working (it was winter…) but the sculptures were magnificent, as was the Obelisk. There is also a ferris wheel, which I Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Mar 22, 2016
- Day 1 Paris – 8th Arrondissement (Part 2 of 3)Heading north from the Petit and Grand Palais’, I ended up on the Av. des Champs-Élysées. There were Christmas markets along the sides of the streets, so I checked out the stalls.
[center][img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/812845/Av__des_Champs-_l Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Mar 22, 2016