On the 14 of July everyone is Paris watches the Parade then camps out for a spot to watch the fireworks. We decided to make the day an actual holiday and do nothing. The kids watched the Disney Channel in English. And we slept all … Continue reading14 of July a Holiday
Yesterday we got up early and took the train to Versailles. We got the 30 minutes prior to opening so we were in the front of the most massive line ever! While waiting in line I asked a man who worked there about the different … Continue readingVersailles
Yesterday was an easy going day. We woke up late and I enjoyed a macaroon with a cup of tea before heading to the Medieval Museum. It was around the corner from our apartment behind a wall. It was an Abby in the 1800’s. It … Continue readingMusee de Cluny & Montmartre
Today we got up and out to get into line at Notre Dame to go up the bell tower. After standing in line for 90 minutes we got to climb up the spiral steps to come face to face with the worlds most famous gargoyle. … Continue readingGargoyles and The Eiffel Tower
Today we started our day at the Archeological Crypt. This is an underground Roman town they discovered in 1965. The town of Lutetia that existed during 27BC to 14AD. It was really interesting and 99% of people don’t go down in front of Notre Dame … Continue readingParis Old and New
Yesterday was a full day. First we visited the Orsay museum. It was remarkable. It was an old train station refurbished into a beautiful museum. Many famous works are located here. The kids really enjoyed Renoir’s and Monet’s paintings. And who doesn’t love discussing crazy … Continue readingParis, the city of museums.
We went to the Louvre the first thing in the morning. I had to stand in line for my museum pass first at the mall then we headed right in underneath. If you want to enter from the pyramid on top expect to wait in … Continue readingThe Louvre and Orangerie Museum
Travel days seem to take a lot out of us. Waking up early, getting to the airport, figuring out how to get from the airport to where we are staying, familiarizing ourselves to a new city and its transportation system. This first day we are … Continue readingLuxembourg Garden