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(and click the above for a great shot
of the Eiffel Tower)
Friday 13th to Sunday
15th February 2004
"I also organised
Friday 13th February off work for Paris
Karen is booking this very second so fingers crossed they haven't
Paris is booked and confirmed!
This is what you have brought me for Christmas! (£139.00)
Amanda is now coming to Paris too
Me, her and Karen will be in a triple room together
Amanda is the girl from my old work who I went to Bath with"
read a little about what she will be seeing and doing
Click here - "MY TRIP TO
PARIS" - a fantastic
story of her three days!!!
- there are over 50 thumbnail images and pictures on this page
and it may take a few extra seconds to download completely
(simply click on the thumbnail image to see the
details and photos)
Under the English
Two descriptions of the Channel Tunnel, plus a diagram of the
The Eurostar Train
Details on the train, plus a map of the track between London and
The train (two photos)
On the train and
on her way!!!
Tanya and Karen's ticket--- Amanda Tanya (two photos)--- Karen
In France!!! (two photos) - and a game played
by the girls!!!
Gare Du Nord Station,
into Gare du Nord on time and it is such a beautiful train station
They filmed a lot of Amelie there so I took heaps of photos"
(two photos)--- (two photos)--- "McClean" (two photos)
De Paris" Boulogne
210 Bis, Boulevard
92100 Boulogne Billancourt - France
"We got to the hotel
Which wasnt a whole lot better than the hostel but it did
all we had to do was sleep there"
(no photos of the Hotel)
When in France......!!!
"We saw a restaurant
that sold snails so we went in - we all wanted to give them a
They were pretty nice actually
I had expected them to be like oysters which I hate but they werent
You will see the photos the nice Irish couple at the next table
took for us.
We were such tourists but it was fun!"
12 x snails!!!--- Amanda Karen Tanya - getting ready!!!
Tanya - seems to be enjoying them (two photos)--- Amanda - not real
The building- and the cobbled streets--- Karen Tanya Amanda
"And then caught
the metro back up to the Opera House
The Opera House is stunning but at night it was just beautiful
My photos really dont do it justice but you might get the
"We went in
and it was quite amazing
Very big and very beautiful"
The Church and carousel (two photos)-- (postcard)
Tanya------ Tanya Karen
Amanda - sitting on the steps
View from the front steps (two photos)--- Looking down the
steps (two photos)
The carousel--- "Guys with Guitars" - and a funny
"(1) The Notre-Dame
at night (apart from the Eiffel Tower)
is by far my favourite sight I have seen so far
(2) Then we went to the Notre-Dame
It was so big and not quite as nice during the day but lovely
(two photos)--- (two photos)--- (postcard)
"Big candleabra as tall as the ceiling
in the house!!!"--- La Rosace Nord (postcard)
Tanya at Notre Dame
"We then walked
across the river to the Sainte Chapelle
which has the most beautiful stained glass windows
and I was able to get some really good photos of that too
It was one of the nicest I have been in on the inside"
(three photos)--- Upper-level stained glass windows (two photos)
Stained glass windows (three photos)--- and
around Montmartre until dark so that we could see the red light
"Sexodrome"--- Tanya doing some shopping!!!
"We then went
to the Moulin Rouge and took heaps of photos
It was really really lovely"
Scenes around Paris
Near the Louvre--- Near Notre Dame
A Metro Station--- A double-decker tube train (two photos)
A plan of the Paris Metro, and it shows most
of the places Tanya visited (270Kb)
A night cruise on
the River Seine - "Bateaux Mouches"
"We drove down
to the boat and jumped on
We sat at the back so that we could get a view from both sides
and opened the cheese and crackers and wine and had a few drinks
and watched the Paris go by
It was stunning!
Going under the old bridges and past the buildings was lovely
Everything was beautiful and I am so glad that we did the cruise
- these photos are a "little blurry and out of focus"
but remember that Tanya was bouncing around in a boat as she took
They have been included because good or bad, every photo has a
"special memory" for her
Karen Tanya Amanda - ready to see Paris by night-- Musee
A bridge over the Seine-- Houses along the river
Eiffel Tower from a distance
"normal" lights, and "sparkling"
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Index Page Two
and this page includes
L'arc De Triomphe
Avenue Des Champs Elysees
Place De La Concorde