City of lights

April 3, 2012 eileen 1

Monday¬† was Katie’s last day in Paris so Chuck opted to end things on a high note. More on that later. We started the day getting breakfast across the street from the apartment where the waitress is working on Chuck’s pronunciation. Yesterday’s lesson was “jus […]

A little road trip, wait, make that un petit voyage!

April 2, 2012 eileen 2

Today we ventured outside of Paris to Katie’s number one request: Giverny (and is this not the cutest, quaintest website ever or what?!?). This was extra neat as neither Chuck nor I had ever been there. Our new BFF Stephane, our personal concierge (who we […]

Day of the (mostly) dead

March 31, 2012 eileen 2

As the title implies today we went places that were full of mostly dead stuff, other than the tourists. And the weather took a turn for the colder with highs in the mid 50’s. Brr! We started the day at Pere Lachaise Cemetery¬†(and yes, there’s […]

One foot in front of the other

March 30, 2012 eileen 4

Here it is, day three of Katie’s Semi-Grand Tour. Today we took on the Louvre (ooh, ahh!) and the Galeries Lafayette and Montmarte, Sacre Coeur and the red light district (should one capitalize “red light district?” one thinks not). It was a lot of ground […]

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