took it easy in the morning. Taking
notes from our last day in Paris, before heading out we mapped out all our
spots and some good eateries.
made it there by early afternoon. We walked around the entire cathedral
first and stopping by the little garden in the back, letting Ruby run around. We
also stopped at the playground that was right inbetween the Seine and the
cathedral, Ruby obviously didn’t realize the significance of the location.
first cathedral in Europe that I visited and it was crazy to see it in person
after studying so many cathedrals in school. I was happy to throw out my knowledge
of flying buttresses.
in the line to get inside, maybe someday.
walk for the area. I did some shopping as well, stopping into Zara and Mango.
disappointed that the place we picked out was not open. Thankfully there was
one open across the street. At this point we were definitely hungry and we
weren’t communicating well. I wanted to sit down and Jordan just wanted food as
fast as possible. I may have had a little breakdown at this point. Granted, I
wasn’t feeling the best, was frustrated that the place we had researched was
closed, and I hadn’t had a glass of water yet. I’ve learned that when walking
around the streets of Paris, it’s really important to take time to slow down
and stop for a bit.
a place down the street and took a little break. Ruby woke up and most of my
raspberry macaroon, she’s a smart girl.
grabbed some gelato in the shape of a rose from Amorino and all was right.
ruby ran around in the grass at Place des Voges. Ruby also enjoyed the
playgrounds that were there. This was probably one of our favorite gardens and
playgrounds, it was very small and not too touristy.
the square. It was so interesting to see inside one of the buildings.
way over to the Arc de Triomphe. We had driven by it yesterday, yet it was much
more massive standing underneath it than we imagined.
couple stores including the beautiful Laudree.
food was decent, but we knew better. Ruby was asleep and we didn’t want to wake
her to get on the metro to head to place closer to our home.