Our flight left Atlanta, taking us to Newark, New Jersey. From there, we left for Paris!
It was basically a night flight for us. ( We landed in Paris at 12 am our time.) I got SICK of eating on that plane! We had a snack–pretzels and a drink—then we had dinner—pasta or chicken with a roll and quinoa salad—–then we had breakfast (croissant and yogurt).I think I got tired of it because it was late and I was eating in between sleeping! We flew on United going out and the plane was quite nice, I was surprised and glad! It’ll help me get out of only sticking with one line….and paying more for that choice!LOL!
We landed at Charles de Gualle and it was a really easy process. Very easy! We had a shuttle to the hotel, but I used Google voice and it didn’t work right. We had Metro passes, but we were out of the zones for it—1,2,3–so we took a taxi! A taxi from the airport to the center of Paris where our hotel was is about $50. We took the metro later though.
We could see the Eiffel from our hotel, so of course Sweetie Pie had to take a picture with it! We walked to that area, but beware, there are people with scams asking if you speak English so you can sign something while the other pickpockets you while you are distracted. They warn a lot about pick pockets. Even inside the Lourve!
No idea what Sweetie Pie was doing here, but it made for a picture!
We went to the Champs de Elysees walked around, watched Sweetie Pie play in bubbles and then we went to the Arc de Triomphe. Sweetie Pie really wanted to climb it….so we did. There are a LOT of stairs! We took pictures of the view and video with our big bus tour.
Top, with a view of Paris. Yes,we did walk that entire street…..and stopped to buy Sweetie Pie new shoes along the way!
We then went to take the Metro. We loved this train! It was so fun to get to somewhere quickly all over the city and all you had to do was get on the train. We even rode it out to Disneyland, but took a taxi back into the Paris center. It was only a few euros to ride it. I’ve never rode Marta in Atlanta, but now I need to since I wasn’t scared to ride this one! Here’s Sweetie Pie looking at the Seine River on the metro.
We also saw people just hanging out around the river,talking, drinking wine, eating….it was essentially Paris!
I didn’t get a picture of our hotel, but it was right next to the Eiffel tower. I liked it, but next time we’ll do an Airbnb so we can live in a Parisian neighborhood for a week!