Monthly Archives: May 2015

An evening in Paris

Pond with irises

Pond with irises

Who could have expected this!

I booked into a hotel near Gare de Lyon in Paris for one night as I was catching the train to Barcelona from that station.

Gare de Lyon is about 1km walk from Bastille in the It is a little further away from Notre Dame so less frequented by tourists. When I arrived I asked the hotel reception to suggests as to  where to walk and where to eat dinner. And how lucky was I.

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Nearly the end



So nearly at the end of 7 weeks

What have I learnt.

Cruising is seductive because it is so easy. The days slide by from meal to meal with difficult choices being confined to what event/talk to attend and what time to go to the laundry.

However there are elements of a floating retirement village such as the age of most of the passengers.
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