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Eiffel Tower - 36 degree heat!  
   

Eiffel Tower - 36 degree heat!

What a way to arrive in Paris - steaming hot!
Paris in 3 days

August 8th 2008
Wednesday 6 August - Sandra, PJ and cousin Jamie departed Amsterdam (Schiphol) at 6.42 am to arrive in Paris at 10.35 am on the Thalys high speed train. Unfortunately, our arrival was heralded by an uncomfortable 36 degrees and, as if adapting to the crowds and negotiating the Metro wasn't challenging enough, to do so in a lather of perspiration and in a largely un-airconditioned way of life, is ... read more
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