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Paris 2014 Day 22, Chateau Versailles Chateau/Estate/Palace de Versailles lies south west of the City of Paris (about 15 Km), a short metro/RER/Train/Bus ride away.  There are many ways to get there for most it’s via the RER C5, purchase a zone 4 ticket or simple … Continue reading

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Paris 2014, Day 17 – Chateau de St Germain en Laye Off on the RER A1 (Zone 4)  to Chateau de St Germain en Laye for the day. Arrived in St. Germain at about 1020.  Got off the train and explored the area around the Chateau and the Chateau Neuf erected adjacent … Continue reading

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Paris Day 15 (Recovery)

We slept in until about 0830 this morning then sat around and did a whole lot of nothing. We were trying to recover from both our trip to Senlis (see previous days post) and wine and cheese (our dinner, after … Continue reading

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Musée et Poulet

Up early today for a trip across town to the Musée Marmottan Monet for the Berthe Morisot exhibit.  The museum opens at 10 but they have been working on the M1 so its closed on Sunday morning so we decided … Continue reading

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Bastille and Faubourg St-Antoine and the Champs de Mars

The circular walk we programmed for today started at the Bastille and toured through Faubourg St-Antoine. We took a little detour on the Promenade des Plantes. The Bastille Opera was built on the site of an old railway station, Gare … Continue reading

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Tour Eiffel, Rue Cler, Isle de la Cite

Saturday was slated to be the Marais – but since it is the Jewish Quarter and the Sabbath, the falafel place is closed. So Plan B is in effect. We walked from the apartment, through Tuileries, past l’Orangerie, Place de … Continue reading

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