New Years in Paris

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Me and my champagne
The thing to do in Paris on New Years Eve is to go to an expensive restaurant late (around 9). The restaurant we went to gave us a free bottle of Champagne with our meal. Once we ate our dinner (which cost a whopping 600 Euros) we went out to a bridge over the Seine River.  There was a small view of the Eiffel Tower. The Bridge (as well as all the other bridges in Paris) were all packed with old and young alike, counting down till the New Year. Most of the younger people were completely drunk, some grasping on to wine bottles, while others had plastic wine glasses. Once it was the New Year, people were overjoyed and cars were honking their horns. On our walk home, we encountered many friendly Parisians (oh, what alcohol can do!). My cousin, Annie, stole balloons off of a menu sign in front of a restaurant, and those balloons seemed to lure many to us. A couple Parisian teens outside of a bar hugged all of us. Upon entering our apartment, me and Annie opened our windows and yelled "Bonne Annee" outside, hearing many replies from people walking by. A Fabulous New Years. And 9 hours later, we were off to Charles de Gaule :(
alygally says:
I really enjoyed your New Years in Paris blog...sounds like you had a great time. =) I used to live in Paris and your blog made me very nostalgic!
Posted on: Jan 29, 2007
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Me and my champagne
Me and my champagne
Mom and Aunt Faith
Mom and Aunt Faith
Me, Jane, and Annie
Me, Jane, and Annie
Jane and Annie
Jane and Annie
dessert
dessert
Annie stealing balloons from a ran…
Annie stealing balloons from a ra…
Annie and her balloons
Annie and her balloons
Me and Annie
Me and Annie
Annie and Jane
Annie and Jane
Me and Jane
Me and Jane
Me and my cousins
Me and my cousins
people on the bridge
people on the bridge
Paris on New Years
Paris on New Years
Eiffel Tower at midnight
Eiffel Tower at midnight
when it comes to Fireworks, the Fr…
when it comes to Fireworks, the F…
Dad and Mom
Dad and Mom
Me on the bridge
Me on the bridge
Theo hugging an intoxicated Parisi…
Theo hugging an intoxicated Paris…
Annie looking out of her window in…
Annie looking out of her window i…
me doing the same, but its kinda h…
me doing the same, but its kinda …
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