Travelling back to Paris and a trip to Montmartre

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The church in Bayeux
This morning we got up, walked around Bayeux for a bit and realized there wasn't much left to see. With that we went to the train station and booked the next ticket back to Paris. We ended up with an hour stopover in Caen so we went for a tea to pass the time (also one of Mom's favourite things to do).

We arrived in Paris and checked into our last hotel. It's Le Grand Leveque and is on Rue Cler (one of Mr. Steves' favourite spots in Paris). When we walked up to the front door, it smelled like rotten milk, not quite what I was going for. Later we figured out it's probably because of the cheese store next door (a place I won't be buying from).

Around suppertime, we left the hotel for a walk up to Montmarte.
The place we ate at the night before. (I loved the name)
Along the way we saw the Opera, the Galleries Lafayette and lots and lots of buildings as we made our way up there. We found the restaurant I had read about in my guidebook which ended up being the same one I went to a week before with Grant. The guy working there recognized me and told me to come back the next time I'm in the area.

We continued up the hill to see Sacre Coeur and to get an ice cream (but of course). The whole time the clouds kept getting darker and darker and we thought for sure we were going to get stuck in a downpour. Actually due to the 31 degrees and the humidity, I thought we were going to get stuck in a thunder storm. But by 11pm the skies were clear again.

We were down by the Seine at 11, just in time to see the Eiffel Tower do its twinkle thing from afar. It doesn't seem to matter how close or far away you are, it still looks awesome when it starts to twinkle all over. We watched a bunch of different boats floating down the river as well, which is something we're going to try to do on our last night.

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The church in Bayeux
The church in Bayeux
The place we ate at the night befo…
The place we ate at the night bef…
Stephen Harpers photo inside our …
Stephen Harper's photo inside our…
Our hotel in Bayeux
Our hotel in Bayeux
Leaving Bayeux
Leaving Bayeux
mmmm tea
mmmm tea
mmmm little cafe
mmmm little cafe
On the train to Paris
On the train to Paris
Inside les Galleries Lafayette (ki…
Inside les Galleries Lafayette (k…
Suppertime
Suppertime
mmmmm biggest salad ever!
mmmmm biggest salad ever!
At the steps of the Sacre Coeur
At the steps of the Sacre Coeur
The steps of the Madeline somethin…
The steps of the Madeline somethi…
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photo by: Sweetski