Our exchange student and her husband were invaluable guides for this tour!
May 12 After leaving Armenia and Georgia, we flew into Paris, grabbed our luggage and hopped the Eurostar to London.
A 2 hour ride through the outskirts of Paris, beautiful farmland and with only 15 minutes under the English Channel. (I was happy the time under water was so short!) A cab to Novotel Blackfriers Hotel and smoothly checking in…until she said it would be $ 30:00 each for breakfast. I whipped out my e-mail confirmation with “breakfast included”. She said “but the rules have changed” and I said “but my e-mail hasn’t.” She went away and returned, all smiles, “we will honor your reservation.”
We had a 12th floor executive level room with balcony.
Very nice view. The view straight out was of the Shard Building by Renzo Piano and the tallest building in Europe. Unobtrusive during the daytime and lit with soft colors at night. If you look to the…
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