I woke up very excited. I was very fortunate to meet some family in Paris today. My mom, grandmother, aunt and cousin went on a tour through Europe and their time in Paris was overlapping mine. Continue reading French Fridays – Familiar Faces
DAY 5 – Thursday
I had to go to as many museums as possible to get my money’s worth with the museum card.
I started to get more comfortable with the Metro system and changed a few trains to the Pompidou area. As I exited there were so many directions with things to see and decided to start with Picasso museum. I struggled a little bit to find the place (yes, with a map and compass! 🙂 ), but it was a beautiful walk there. Continue reading French Fridays – More museums
DAY 4 – Wednesday
Montmarte is a large hill in Paris, it is also the place where you can find the magnificent Sacre Couer.
Yesterday I went museum-hunting so, when my husband arrived we went to Montmarte. We talked about the movies Amélie and Moulin Rouge, as we went to see the Moulin Rouge as well. I enjoyed seeing the places in real life.
DAY 3 – Tuesday
I woke up during the night with a sore throat. I struggled to wake up and my day started a bit later than usual, but I decided to do some museum hunting.
I went to Musée Rodin. Although it is a small museum I was glad I took the time to visit it. The Thinker and Gates of Hell in the garden were magnificent.
DAY 2 – Monday
Getting a Museum card
My husband left early for work, so that was my first day alone on the metro. Finding the station without any problem I took my seat and watched the other people. Most of them sat with a blank face, but there was a young couple talking excitedly.
My first stop was at the Arc de Triomphe for a museum card. Still a bit afraid of the metro I walked where I wanted to go.
Continue reading French Fridays – Paris on foot
DAY 1 – Sunday
I don’t like flying. So it is safe to say even though I was very excited about our planned holiday I was very afraid of getting there. In retrospect there was nothing to complain about and I actually had a good night’s rest on the plane.
We landed on a Sunday morning and got a taxi to take us to the hotel. The hotel where we stayed is located just outside Paris. Continue reading French Fridays – Arrival in Paris