Time for Paris :)
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When you are in Paris, you have to save some time for the Louvre and if you like the impressionists, visit D'Orsay Museum. But Paris is not just museums, you can visit the nice parks, walk around the streets, take a cup of coffee and of course the fashion is there!
Today would be my first day in
Where to go? We both exclaimed: The Louvre! We really wanted to visit it, but I say it again: the Louvre is huge! And of course magnificent! Because there are so many great things to see, be sure to check first which collections you want to see.
1. The Mona Lisa - La Joconde,
2. Venus de Milo,
We took the metro and arrived to the Louvre. We got our entrances and checked the map of the museum to look for our 1st stop there.
We took the metro and arrived to the Louvre. We got our entrances and checked the map of the museum to look for our 1st stop there.After “The da Vinci Code” film the Mona Lisa is the most visited painting. There is a long line before it and you can’t stay long admiring it. It’s sad…but true. I thought the painting was bigger, but it's sort of small which doesn't mean it's not beautiful.
We visited my other MUSTS, so sweet of him to follow me, awww. Ok, number 2 & 3: done! Now, we felt free to visit whatever we wanted until it was time to go.
Well, it was time to keep on going. We crossed the Tuileries, Champs Elysees and arrived to the
I walked through Les Jardins du Trocadero, but had to go back to the hostel. I needed to do laundry!
When I arrived to the hostel, I found the friendly girl at the frontdesk.
Ok, it was time to do laundry. I saw there was a laundromat just around the corner. I showed up there with my clothes, but didn't know how to operate the machines. I could have asked the workers for help without any problem, but the workers just spoke French - besides Hindi. They were so friendly and kind. They were wondering where I was from, hahaha. So we started to "talk" or at least try. Did I leave the place while my clothes were getting washed? no, it was so fun "talking" to them, hahaha, with signs and mimics, haha. And what about my clothes... well, they didn't want me wasting time figuring out how to operate the machines, so they took care of everything. How sweet!!!
After a couple of hours and many laughs, I was ready to keep on knowing
The meeting point with the 2 guys was "under" the Eiffel Tower, but I arrived too late. It wasn’t dark yet. So I decided to climb to the
They were about starting to argue, but fortunately nothing happened. One of people from the group thought I was from
Finally we arrived to the top! The view was AMAZING! We were allowed to stay at the top as long as we wanted. It was so beautiful! Then it became dark and
It was getting late. I walked a bit through the city and went back to the hostel. I had new roommates!