Sunday, June 24, 2007

15-17 June: Paris

Christina's wedding was on the 15th, then we spent a couple more days exploring Paris.

Friday, June 15:
Falafel for lunch in the Marais area (L'As de Falafel), wedding ceremony in Villennes-sur-Seine in the afternoon, party on the Péniche "La Balle au Bond" on the Seine till late.

Saturday, June 16:
some walking around, spent most of the day in the Louvre (Pharaonic Egypt, Mesopotamia and Ancient Iran, Greek sculptures, Venus de Milo, some Roman sculptures), dinner at Chèz George.

in the Louvre

Sunday, June 17:
more walking around, Jardin des Tuileries, Place Vendôme, more walking, L'Opéra, brunch at Liza; more walking, Place de la Concorde, Grand Palais, Hôtel des Invalides (hiding from the rain), back to the hotel and on to the airport early because of more rain.

Paris at night

25 May-3 June: Greg in Ireland

Fishing trip with Norman.
We spent most of our time in and around Ballina, though we did a bit of sightseeing around the Northwest.