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
Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
On 1st August, PJ (8) and mum, Sandy (ageless) will embark on 5 week summer holiday in Europe.
Their first stop will be Holland, birthplace of Sandy, then a quick 3 day visit to beautiful Paris. Back in Holland, there will be bike-rides, visits to the northern isles of Holland, and lots of time spent with PJ's favourite cousin, Jamie, who is also accompanying them to Paris.
On 24 August, they will fly down to Barcelona to meet up with Pete who is leading a group of 100 listeners to his radio breakfast program aboard the glamorous Queen Victoria, cruising the Mediterranean. As PJ and S... full info