Monthly Archives: October 2008

Paris, Wednesday, 22 October 2008

southernly Totally missed the 8 o’clock church bells and slept in a little while.  Sorted clothes: to wear on plane, those already clean, to wash when we get home in preparation for packing.  School across the way had a fire drill … Continue reading

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Paris, Tuesday, 21 October 2008

http://shakunt.com/srx.php Rain overnight and consistent rain this morning.  Thank goodness we had planned a museum day.  We headed over to the Musee d’Orsay, stood in line in the rain outside for an hour – wishing all t while we had secured … Continue reading

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Paris, Monday 20 October 2008

Another bright sunny day in Paris, so we decided to take another walk from our 30 walking tours in Paris book.  This one Arenes, Mouffetard and the Jardin des Plantes (Latin Quarter 2) covers the southern limits of the Latin … Continue reading

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Paris, Sunday 19 October 2008

  Since we planned to hit two museums today, we got an early start and got to the Musee Jacquemart Andre 158 Bd Haussman near the Miromesnil Metro.  We chuckled as they had ropes and aisles laid out to keep the ticket … Continue reading

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Paris, Saturday 18 October 2008

Mike decided he wanted to go to the Marche aux Puces today.  So after breakfast, we headed on the metro to Clingancourt.  We roamed the open air stalls, the booths and the higher end shops.  We found a wonderful old … Continue reading

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Paris, Friday 17 October 2008 – Navigo Decouverte

The day was sunny and bright, but a little cool about 50 degrees.  In the sun it was warm, but on the shady side of the street we were glad we had our sweaters.  We completed the walk from our … Continue reading

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Paris, Thursday 16 October 2008

We woke to rain, cloudy skies, and cooler temperatures.  Since the apartment was scheduled for cleaning today, we had to vacate.  I showered, put the coffee on and went to the bakery to retrieve croissants.  After breakfast, we hopped the … Continue reading

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Paris, Wednesday 15 October 2008 – Cooking Class

Since Mike has a cooking class today we were up early (before the church bells) to get him to Jules Joffrin Metro stop by 9:30 AM.  I left him with Eric the cooking instructor and took off for the many … Continue reading

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Paris, Tuesday 14 October 2008

The day started out foggy/overcast and on the cool side.  By the end of the afternoon, the sun was out and the temperature had increased.  We started the day by taking a trial run at an alternative route via Metro … Continue reading

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Paris, Monday 13 October 2008

Getting our orange card weekly subway ticket for the week was a little harder than we expected.  We went to three different stations and ticket booths before we found one open that sells them.  They are trying to push the … Continue reading

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