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We're entering to heaven

At the beginning of February I was sitting in my room, drinking coffee, unsuspecting nothing to happend. Then, a message from my high-school friend.

Pesta: Kamila, I have a great idea. We're going to Paris. Are you coming with us?                                              Me:  Really great idea. I'm a jobless student, in the middle of semester, and I don't study at our hometown, like you. So, In a nutshell: Are you high?, crazy?, or in the parallel universe? NO                                                    Pesta: Tickets to Paris cost 340 zł (90 euro).

By night it looks fabulous. Let me live under the Pyramid. I will bring my tent.
                                                                                                     Me:.............................eeeeeeeee....... ok. But still we don't have place to sleep. Should I bring my tent?                                                   Pesta:(little bit tired with my talking) We will pay about 50 euros for hostel.
Louvre, At Last!!!
... for 3 nights....  
                                Me:...................................OK, forget the Crazy part and count me in my dear underestimated genius!


So. We met the airport where I had to unpack my bag. Why? The guard had thought I had a bomb. The bomb was my earrings' case. Our friend, who went with us was suspected of desire of blowing the plane up with camera batteries. But we manage to board and everything was cool. During the flight we made a plan. No, it was not a plan. It was THE PLAN. Musee d'Orsay, Pere-Lachaise, Montmartre, Montparnasse, Champs-de-Marse, Cluny.

Eiffel Tower like Sauron & the Eye. Not very nice
Perfect Plan, we had 2,5 days and a huge, unworkable plan. So let's get moving. We landed on BVA airport, which is about 60 km from Paris. But it has this fantastic system, that after each landing the bus to Paris is aiting for the passengers. So we arrived to Paris after 60 minutes, which for me was a very short time.

OK, we reached the Paris, and we knew we're on La Defense. But how the hell could we find our hostel in this city..... don't panic, we could manage. We bought 3 day ticket for metro and buses and started to gaze into the metro map (In Warsaw metro has 1 (one) line, and in Paris there are 14 lines, so be patient and give us some time). But it turned out that the rules of Paris metro are very easy and I loved that place, where we've spend some quality time ;>.

  Finally after an hour we arrived to our hostel. But we got off the metro too early and we had to walk few blocks, tired, sad with our luggage, buuuu, we're fools and idiots. Hostel was nice and CLEAN, which was the most important for me. Rooms were small, but we weren't planning to spend there a lot of time. There was so much to see.

It was 10 p.m. so we decided to go to the city centre (if we would find it). The metro was opened till 12.30, so we had some time. During our trip we decided to see Seine (Sekwana for us) and Louvre. It was amazing!!! Louvre was my goal in France. And Versailles, but you can't have everything. In Louvre we spend so much time that we had to go back. That's all for our... evening 1 in Paris. We wanted to see a little bit of our neighbourhood, but we didn't feel there confident enought to wander around in  the night.


emmllerg says:
Enjoy your next vacation to Paris
Posted on: Jun 02, 2013
SoloSister says:
Sounds like a great trip - makes me want to go even more - don't think I can do so much in four days though. :)
Posted on: Nov 02, 2007
sybil says:
haha! i love the sauron comment! i love lord of the rings!!!! :D
Posted on: Oct 14, 2007
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Were entering to heaven
We're entering to heaven
By night it looks fabulous. Let me…
By night it looks fabulous. Let m…
Louvre, At Last!!!
Louvre, At Last!!!
Eiffel Tower like Sauron & the Eye…
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Sauron is watching us.
Sauron is watching us.
My friend was very happy to be in …
My friend was very happy to be in…
You know, this Pyramid is not that…
You know, this Pyramid is not tha…
my people
my people
Nice photo. Not mine.
Nice photo. Not mine.
Scary house near Louvre. You can a…
Scary house near Louvre. You can …
Sekwana by night
Sekwana by night
Sekwana by night
Sekwana by night
photo by: Sweetski