Monthly Archives: February 2014

Paris 2014, Day 25 Cooking Class and Shopping

Oh no!  we woke to another day with out water as the sewer problem continues here in the building.  When we left the plumbers were snaking something in the court yard. We were headed for E. Dehillerin so I could … Continue reading

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Paris 2014 Day 23 Musee Marmottan

Life is hard here in Paris, were now living more like the French than we want to. No Water today!  We woke to found no water, its not our apartment but rather the building.  I when to the Bakery while … Continue reading

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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 21 Addendum

A ticket to the ballet is in store for this evening, so dinner had to be early – ballet was projected to end at 10 PM (way too late to eat!) We headed over to the Marais, to dine on … Continue reading

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Paris 2014, Day 21 (AM) Croissant Crawl – Finale

There were three remaining bakeries on our list of the 10 Best Croissants in Paris for 2013.  We had done 3 on February 13, 2014 see the post.  To refresh we are judging on taste, exterior, interior and overall quality … Continue reading

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Paris 2014, Day 20 (Salon de l’Agriculture)

We have a date with the cow, chickens, and great food at the International Salon de l’Agriculture. This is our second time at the annual event and we’re looking forward to it – despite the frenzied crowds. As a descendant … Continue reading

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Paris 2014, Day 19 (Organ Concert)

Sunday is always a day of rest.  Only item on the agenda is to go to an Organ Concert at Saint Germain Des Pres church at 3:00.  Maybe a walk through the Blvd Grenelle market. There is an exhibit at … Continue reading

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Paris 2014, Day 18 Puces de Clignancourt et Ballet

We were off to meet martin, Paula, Vicky and Aaron at the Porte de Clignancourt metro stop, the last stop on the #4 line.  From there its a short walk to The Flea Market, also called the “Puces”- is a … 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 16 (Museum)

After a late night were hanging out having coffee.  My plan is to make us an omelet forlunch maybe with mushrooms and onions, however, I suspect Pat will want her’s a’ Nature. Its beginning to rain outside so we may … Continue reading

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