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Paris, La Ville-Lumière (3/3)

Je t’adore big guns and Chanel…

We gave up trying to go up to the Eiffel Tower.  The lines were too long.

(Photocredit: Dad)

And we were also unfortunate enough to Versailles on a holiday.  It was Ascension Thursday.  Every nation and the French decided to spend the day there.

(Photocredit: Dad)

(Photocredit: Dad)

For all its grandiosity and pretentious pomp, the architect left out one essential room in Versailles–BATHROOMS.  According to our tour guide, Versailles’ inhabitants just came and relieved their bladders wherever they pleased.  It slightly tarnished my first impressions of the Palace.  It is a work of art, really.  One just has to overlook its unhygenic provisions.  Hmmm….

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Paris, La Ville-Lumière (1/3)

Asian lost in Paris…

It would be redundant, borderline ridiculous to say that Paris is a beautiful city.  It’d take around a five minute walk from our hotel to see this at 10:30 PM, just a little after sunset.  After nearly a week’s stay in London, I still got disoriented because of the time difference.  In my “world” the sun sets at 6:00 PM.  Anyway…

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