Category Archives: Paris

Ooh la Louvre!

Monday, October 19 Up early today to do a walking tour of Île de la Cité and Île Saint-Louis. We had a beautiful sunrise, and pleasant temperatures. These two natural islands in the Seine were among the first areas settled … Continue reading

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Towering Over Paris

Tuesday, October 13 We stayed at the Hilton Opera in Paris, located just a few blocks from the Paris Opera House. Our room was very comfortable, and the location was convenient to shopping, banking, eating and entertainment. Unfortunately, we didn’t have … Continue reading

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Thrilled to be in London

Sunday, October 12 We took a long cab ride to the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. Mark especially wanted to see the Temperate House to see what could be grown in this environment. Unfortunately, this building is closed until 2016 due to … Continue reading

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