Paris October 1st 2008 The city of lights really lived up to its name. We only had three days in Paris, but made the most of it.
Alex and I got off the night train at about 7:45am. We couldn't check in to our room, but were allowed to drop our bags and get in on a free breakfast. Alex was super happy about this! We saw an ad for a free walking tour of Paris at our hostel and decided to take it. The tour was not just ... 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
"There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars" - Jack Kerouac, On The Road
We live and work on the beautiful west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada but travel feeds our soul. We can only live in paradise for so long before our desire to explore must be satisfied. Past adventures have seen us tramp around Europe for six months, live/work/travel around the beaches of Australia for another six months, Beijing, Colombia, the madness of India, all throughout Canada/USA closer to home and (comparitively) boring all-inclusive trips to Mexic... full info