The European Adventure … Part 22 – Becky Bye

Wednesday 11th September- Second Full Day in Paris After a very reluctant start to the day, we all refreshed ourselves with a pain au chocolat from the street vendor next to the hotel, and hopped on the metro to go to the Eiffel Tower. Deceptively small even at a relatively close distance, La Tour Eiffel …

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The European Adventure … Part 21 – Becky Bye

Tuesday 10th September- First Full Day in Paris After a broken night’s sleep, I awoke before the others, and from the balcony, watched the sun creeping above the roofs of the surrounding buildings . After we had all showered and our faces had fallen into place, we headed outside the hotel to the small cafe …

The European Adventure … Part 20 – Becky Bye

Monday 9th September- Leaving Amsterdam for Paris We woke up to the clearest, sunniest day of Amsterdam that we had seen in our 3 days, with our mood all equally excited and relieved to be heading for Paris. Once at the station, we had a longer than anticipated wait for our train to Paris, but …