Category Archives: Paris 2012

Replaced by fog

I stepped off the train in Farnham at around midday, having been very lucky in my connections from St Pancras, into a world of white. Not the nice white of Paris but the slightly off-white of foggy Farnham. According to … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts, Paris 2012 | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Hope Dinner 2012

Paris is a very white city. We’ve never noticed it before but when you look down from the roof of the 59th floor of the Montparnasse Tower, you realise it is so. So many people queue for days in order … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts, Hope & Gratitude dinner, Paris 2012 | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Architectural tour

After a lovely sleep in, we dragged ourselves down to the hotel breakfast room and availed ourselves of the rather over priced meal and coffee ready and waiting. Interestingly, last night, I mentioned to Mirinda that it was quite good … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts, Paris 2012 | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Cafe culture

I remember the first time we came to Paris. Like the Americans yesterday, we thought everyone was rude and unpleasant. I’m pretty sure we’re used to that now because we love Paris. But sometimes, like this morning, I’ll sit in … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts, Paris 2012 | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Building to impress

This morning, we were on the RER train out to Versailles, when an American chap asked us if there was a toilet on the train. Apparently he’d had a little too much coffee and now had to get rid of … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts, Paris 2012 | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Eurostar is a star

Back in July (the 7th to be exact) we booked a trip to Paris. The Eurostar tickets are a lot cheaper when you book so well in advance but it doesn’t change the level of service and comfort you receive. … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts, Paris 2012 | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment