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Day 50, July 30, 2014 – Wednesday – Summary

After doing some packing, we only wandered as far as the corner for dinner at the café Le France. The food was adequate but not spectacular. Janet and I had the salade niçoise which not only had the customary tuna … Continue reading

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Day 49, July 29, 2014 – Tuesday – Paris

This is our last day in Paris, we fly back home tomorrow morning. Ken offered to take anyone interested for a walking tour of the Marais District. About a dozen of us wanted to go. The Marais district is a … Continue reading

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Day 48, July 28, 2014 – Monday – Paris

Today was a long day. We left early for one of Paris’ most famous and lively districts, Montmartre. Here we visited the famed Basilica of Sacre Coeur, with its high perch on top of the Montmartre hill. We were able … Continue reading

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Day 47, July 27, 2014 – Sunday – Paris

We disembarked the ship this morning. Most of our fellow travelers were heading home but about 30 of us extended our stay in Paris. We were fortunate to continue our extension with Ken our shipboard program director. Our hotel room … Continue reading

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Day 46, July 26, 2014 – Saturday – Paris

We are still docked at the same pier where we were yesterday. At 8:30 we left for a tour of the highlights of the Louvre. I say highlights because it would take weeks to see everything. The Louvre was originally … Continue reading

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Day 45, July 25, 2014 – Friday – Paris

We sailed at 11:00 PM last night for Paris with arrival around 8:00 AM. We had a half day “panoramic tour” by bus of Paris. It pretty much took us by everything in Paris of any major significance. It would … Continue reading

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Day 44, July 24 – Thursday – Conflans, France

We sailed this morning around 7:30 for Conflans–Saint-Honorine. It is in this area that the Seine, the Epte and the Oise rivers which are referred to as “Rivers of Light” are near each other and it was here that the … Continue reading

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