Month: January 2017

Paris to Versailles DIY (Do-It-Yourself Guide)

Today we decided to visit Chateau de Versailles.  We debated whether we would take a tour or attempt the trip ourselves.  I won’t lie I am a bit of a princess.  Okay let’s be real, I’m actually a queen so I would much rather be picked up at my door and be dropped off at

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Paris-(Mona Lisa, Love Locks and 284 Stairs)

Yes, we saw her.  It wasn’t as crowded as we thought so we walked right up front. Before I go on about The Louvre..here she is- barricaded in glass and behind a wooden barricade—Ladies and Gentleman….The Mona Lisa.  She’s a little thing, I thought she would be so much bigger. Okay now to my DO’S

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Paris- (Notre Dame, Sainte-Chapelle and City Tour) 

BONJOUR!  We were up early thanks to Mr. Trash Truck at 6:45 am.  We had breakfast in our hotel of croissants and coffee, which is  a requirement in Paris I think.    This is the coffee it looked like syrup and tasted like it too.  Mike loved it obviously I didn’t. I had heart palpitations

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Starting it off with 10 Days in Paris

Well, it’s finally here the official start of our retirement adventures! We have been itching to get on a plane and start traveling since we retired a month ago. Let me just pause for a station break and say, I dislike the term “retirement” because it always conjures up this image of two old people

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