I realize now that I did not even mention our visit to the Musee d’orsay, this is the museum that houses great works of art from Monet, Van Gough and Gaugan, this is the problem with Paris, it is so amazing, so filled with incredible things, that you can omit huge details, and the dayContinue reading “Paris-Amsterdam”
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Climbing the Eiffel Tower and roaming the streets of Paris…. with kids.
July 15 Paris Up again at 7:30 AM uggggh, Paris is exhausting! We had a succulent breakfast and then hit the road for the Eiffel Tower, today was the day that Joshua would achieve his life goal of climbing the tower. We got to the tower at 8:45 AM and the line to climb theContinue reading “Climbing the Eiffel Tower and roaming the streets of Paris…. with kids.”
Never go to Paris on Bastille day.
Edit note: This is a series of originally private memoirs from my family trip to Europe. Click here for the start of this series. 28 Days in Europe with the kids July 14th Bastille Day in Paris Up at 7:30 for Breakfast and then off to the Louvre. We got there at 8:30, half an hourContinue reading “Never go to Paris on Bastille day.”
La Ciotat- Marseilles- Paris
Okay, I am semi-recovered from the Paris portion of our trip. It has taken two full days of spoiling by Colleen and Falco to return me to my normal self. I will now try to catch up. The next few posts will be about our four days in Paris. July 13th. La Ciotat to Paris.Continue reading “La Ciotat- Marseilles- Paris”
Vezenobres-Chateauneuf-du-Pape – La Ciotat. South of France
It is our last day on the Mediterranean and we are not ready to leave. Since I am a few days behind I will start with where we left off. July 10th. Vezenobres- Chateauneuf-du Pape- Aix en Provence- La Ciotat After a frantic few hours of getting ready to leave the house in Vezenobres weContinue reading “Vezenobres-Chateauneuf-du-Pape – La Ciotat. South of France”
South of France, I love you.
Behind again, and this is while we are in the “down time” of the vacation. I have wifi at the Villa and the use of Colleens MAC… Whew…I probably won’t write much at all after Friday since we are on the road. So I am going to give it all I have while I amContinue reading “South of France, I love you.”
Edit Note: October 5th 2017. Seven years later, I feel my blogging skills have improved, just saying…. The flight from Toronto – Helsinki was pretty uneventful with a lot of sleeping and severe Finnair service. When we arrived at Helsinki Airport we were struck by the number of Finns sitting in the lounges drinkingContinue reading “Toronto-Barcelona”