Rival Kebob Gangs & Duurty Strippers

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The Moulin Rouge

Not long after Bondicus had left, it was time for me to get up. I had to go change hostels this morning. Luckily I had arranged one the day before. I told Jeff to give me a shout when they all wake up so I know what the plan is.

After changing hostels, I was wide awake so I thought where better to go for breakfast than my favourite creperie (they didnt remember me) up by Sacre Coeur and to sit on the steps with the vista of Paris as my breakfast backdrop. This is honestly my favourite place in Paris and one of my top places in the world. I am not really sure what it is, I can't put it down to just one thing. The views are incredible. The atmosphere is positively electric.

The Many Steps Of Montmartre
In the background there was some guy playing one of the nicest peices of classical music ever, Con Te Partiro....well that is until it got distrubed by Jeff's phonecall. 

We decided to head to the Catacombs. This had been a must see for me as it had been closed the last two times I had been in the city. The queue was massive, so I thought Id keep Jeffs place. The sneaky Ukranian, thats all i have to say. He showed up just as I reached the top of the queue!

The catacombs were very cool yet very eerie. It was really freaky how the bones were all stacked so meticulously (too early to spell properly, im not very meticulous). However eerie it was, it didnt stop us holding a few performances of Hamlet. The "Alas, poor Yoric, I knew him well Horatio.

..." scene, seemed appropriate to us but apparently other people thought it was bad manners to be picking up skulls....the must really have been disgusted at seeing two lads sticking a lightbulb into the mouths of said skulls!!

After the catacombs the two of us just strolled around the city aimlessly. We did see the Eiffel Tower, just a few streets over, the same with the Arc de Triomphe but to be honest we werent looking for either of those, more the hidden gems that we ahd never seen. Also we were just talking a whole load of bullshit so the random stroll seemed appropriate.

We soon met all the others down by the Moulin Rouge to go for some big dinner somewhere. We were once again joined by Kyle & Co and also another TBer Domenic. Dinner was somewhat interesting especially thanks to our wierd & crazy waiter.

Sacre Coeur
He was really wierd. When it came to ordering, myself and Ben decided not to get a starter, after all, you dont make friends with salad and we are real men! The waiter had brought up and extra salad by mistake so we ended up getting a free one between us. It pays to be a manly man. Though I still reckon the waiter fancied a bit of Ben.....

The best part about dinner was when the bill came....somehow he forgot to include the drinks on the bill. I can tell you that there was a considerable amount of drink consumed. Someone suggested that it was intended and not a mistake so we decided to spend the money elsewhere!!

Before stumbling into a really cool rock bar, Lori suggested checking out shop along the road. About 10 mins after going into the "Adult Entertainment" shop, Lori looks up at the screen and goes "euhhh what are they doing thats disgusting!!".

Bob Takes A Break After Managing To Get Into The Back Ground Of So Many Tourist Photos
This was made funnier by the fact that she was holding a singing penis at the time....

Again, before stumbling into a really cool rock bar, two crepe stalls started to try and kill each other! It was really funny, one of the guys was randomly armed with the ancient martial art weapon of a potatoe while the other guy had his trusty knife, his butter knife that is. So funny!

The rock bar down the road was really cool. The band were class. The bar was a little empty but provided us enough space for our drunken shenanigans that followed! As it was Lori's birthday, she had agreed to do any shot I bought her. Unfortunately refused to make the one I wanted saying it was too strong, so I got her 3 slightly weaker ones, check out the video, she did me proud!

Before long, the band offered/ or else Hannah ordered that someone else could sing.

Sitting On The Steps Of Sacre Coeur Enjoying The Views Of Paris To The Soundtrack Of A Violin Playing One Of The Nicest Classical Pieces Ever
So up Hannah went singing Mr Jones by the Counting Crows, I'll get the video up as soon as I can. Aussie Bird Anna then got up and gave us her rendition of Lisa Loeb's Stay. Forget the TravBuddy TB Idols meet up, if these girls went, there would be no competition.

All too soon it came to the point in the night to say goodbye, a few of us had to get the last metro home to our hostels. So while the others were saying their goodbyes, I got in a big round of goodbye shots. It wasnt until I was walking out the door that Lori realised that I meant I was leaving then (I think the shots I bought may have just hit her haha), she then said that I couldnt leave and could have their floor. I then ran out to say sorry to the others for keeping them waiting and went back in for a few more hours of drunken debauchery.

Sacre Coeur

Poor poor Comrade Jeff....we kept doing shots of vodka chased by another shot of vodka. I thought it was really cool to be drinking Wodka with a genuine Russian. Unfortunately at some point, our Jeff took a turn for the worst. I took the moral high ground and didnt take any photos as I felt bad for being partly responsible, but not really, my memory card was full (see Lori's blog for the kicker)

The girls wanted to head off to see a strip show, girls not guys. Normally this would be the greatest opportunity for a fella to go to a strip show but myself & Ben felt that we should bring the young Russian home before he starts doing some crazy Russian Mafia stuff. The girls went though, although turns out it was a complete rip off. Excuse the pun, really not intended.

Me At One Of My Favourite Places In The World!!

Back in the room, Lori invited some random Scottish bloke into our room. I grew to hate this guy very quickly. 5 mins later, his mate randomly walked into the room and 10 mins later their other friend. At this point, Lori & Ruby ran up stairs and jump on a poor "distracted" young scottish man. 10 minutes later, Lori was asleep leaving myself and Ruby to have to put up with them. One of the lads though he had better side burns than I had with my beard, hmmmm. We did agree that their sense of humour was way better than Lori's, they like the legend that is Billy Connolly while she liked some random bloke who likes to poo on peoples jackets......

emmllerg says:
Enjoy your next vacation to Paris
Posted on: Jun 02, 2013
derekbilldaly says:
Haha well New Zealand is a province of Australia so I dont see a problem, besides dont think she'll like you calling her an ugly hairy piece of fruit!
Posted on: Aug 26, 2008
hannah-lou says:
I wonder if anna is insulted that you called her an aussie - being kiwi an all...
Posted on: Aug 26, 2008
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The Moulin Rouge
The Moulin Rouge
The Many Steps Of Montmartre
The Many Steps Of Montmartre
Sacre Coeur
Sacre Coeur
Bob Takes A Break After Managing T…
Bob Takes A Break After Managing …
Sitting On The Steps Of Sacre Coe…
Sacre Coeur
Sacre Coeur
Me At One Of My Favourite Places I…
Me At One Of My Favourite Places …
Bob Taking In The Views
Bob Taking In The Views
Paris, Je Taime, The City Of Roma…
Paris, Je T'aime, The City Of Rom…
Bob After Being Refused A Go On Th…
Bob After Being Refused A Go On T…
Indiana Jones & The Catacombes Of …
Indiana Jones & The Catacombes Of…
Rows Upon Rows Of Perfectly Stacke…
Rows Upon Rows Of Perfectly Stack…
Alas Poor Yorik, I Knew Him.....
Alas Poor Yorik, I Knew Him.....
Bob Gets Caught In Jean-Pierres M…
Bob Gets Caught In Jean-Pierre's …
Bob Gets Caught In Jean-Pierres M…
Bob Gets Caught In Jean-Pierre's …
How Disgustingly Artistic Is This
How Disgustingly Artistic Is This
The Champs Elysse
The Champs Elysse
The Arc
The Arc
Bob Does A Tribute Photo Do The Ve…
Bob Does A Tribute Photo Do The V…
Dinner Time With Dominic & Anna
Dinner Time With Dominic & Anna
Im So Bored
Im So Bored
Or Am I TOO Happy???
Or Am I TOO Happy???
Jeff Clearly Just Took The Funnies…
Jeff Clearly Just Took The Funnie…
Poor Little Hannah, She Looks So S…
Poor Little Hannah, She Looks So …
Good Times, Good Times
Good Times, Good Times
Our Amazingly Crazy Waiter
Our Amazingly Crazy Waiter
Enjoying Our Soon To Be Free Drinks
Enjoying Our Soon To Be Free Drinks
Classy Lady
Classy Lady
Not As Classy As These Two Girls T…
Not As Classy As These Two Girls …
Im In Deep Thought I Think
Im In Deep Thought I Think
Paris Simply Overcomes You With Fe…
Paris Simply Overcomes You With F…
Drunken Stories
Drunken Stories
Ruby Is Almost As Bad As Lori For …
Ruby Is Almost As Bad As Lori For…
He Could Not Be More Bored!
He Could Not Be More Bored!
Kyle
Kyle
Happy Jeff
Happy Jeff
I Promised Lori That For Her Birt…
One Girl You Could Bring Home To Y…
One Girl You Could Bring Home To …
Guess Which Girl Is Which????
Guess Which Girl Is Which????
A Russian Drinking Vodka?? Strange…
A Russian Drinking Vodka?? Strang…
Bored Yet Again
Bored Yet Again
Looking Bored Again Amongst Happy …
Looking Bored Again Amongst Happy…
If I Knew What Was Over My Right S…
If I Knew What Was Over My Right …
Awwww
Awwww
Lori, Me & Jeff Having Fun As Alwa…
Lori, Me & Jeff Having Fun As Alw…
Anna Sings Stay By Lisa Loeb
This Is The Moment That I Met Carl…
This Is The Moment That I Met Car…
The Scottish Dude Thought He Had T…
The Scottish Dude Thought He Had …
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