BC: Ready to come home. Would go again. | Steve Lawson
FC: La Rochelle & Paris FRANCE | Marquita | Lawson
1: La Rochelle Film Festival | Buster Keaton silent films were featured. We stood in line over an hour to see movies. | The man standing to the left in the bottom picture played the piano for the silent films.
2: We had to have our daily dip of Gelato. Also learned of the great taste of Nutella on a croissant.
3: Shoped at a giant Farmers Market and had lunch with the group in the hotel courtyard.
4: The aquarium was amazing never saw so many beautiful fish.
5: Walked to the beach with the group. Caitlin got her feet wet in the Atlantic Ocean. | Cold at the Beach!
6: Leaving La Rochelle
7: Arrived in Paris for a whirlwind week. | Climbed 3 flights of stairs to reach our tiny room. We were the only ones with a tub.
8: River Seine Cruise. Smallest house in Paris and Musee d'Orsay | PARIS DAY ONE
9: Liberty Flame | Walking on the River Seine | Saint Michael Fountain | City of Paris Offices | Lots of Bridges
10: Shakespeare & Co Old Books in English | Reagan, Kim, Ashley Caitlin, Brian, Jordan, Shelly, Marquita & Laura
11: Caitlin climbed to the top of Nortre Dame. | Steve Lawson Yukon, OK USA
12: PARIS | The guys selling tickets knew of Kevin Durant. The Museum had old photographic equipment. | Bercy Village and the Cinematheque Francaise. This used to be a winery and now is a park. | Day Two
13: In front of the Louvre there is a small Arc de Triomphe. You can see the pryamid through the arch. | This is like the Mall in Washington DC Joan of Arc Statue
14: Arc de Triomphe From the top you see Champs Elysees, the Eiffel Tower, and Basilique Du Sacre Coeur
15: My legs were complaining about the climb to the top but when I saw the views, I knew it was worth the pain.
16: From the Arc de Triomphe we took the Metro to the Tour Eiffel. Ate a horrible hotdog by a gorgeous park. Then stayed around to see the Eiffel Tower with its lights twinkling.
18: PARISDay 3 | Bishop Chess Piece. Sipping hot chocolate on a rainy day.
19: From La Basilique du Sacre Coure you get a panoramic view of Paris.
20: Every site has its carousel. Studio 28
21: Established 1761 | Moulin Rouge and the oldest chocolate shop in Paris
22: Paris Opera House
23: PARIS Day 4 | We saw Whistler's Mother, many Monet's, Renoir's dance at Le Moulin de la Galette, Van Gough's self portrait and more. | museums | Musee d'Orsay had a replica of the Paris Opera House. | Paris Day 4
24: Musee Rodin The Thinker & the Gates of Hell
25: A woman threw a lit cigarette in the trash can starting a fire. I saved the museum by putting out the fire with my trusty water bottle.
26: After Musee Rodin, we went to see Midnight in Paris. Many of the places we visited are in the movie.
27: Paris Day 5 | Versailles
34: Last Day in Paris
35: Fast trip to the Louvre to see the Mona Lisa | And Venus de Milo