Day 18 – From Paris Back to London

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August 18, 2012 The last section of the trip was to return back to London. From Paris we started early in the morning, around 7 am, to catch the train to transport our car through the English Channel Tunnel back to England. This process was the most streamlined I have ever seen. From the passport […]

Day 17 – Through the Mountains of Switzerland and France – Amazing Backroads of Europe

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August 17, 2012 Returning from Zurich to Paris, we had charted out our journey from Zurich to Geneva in the Google maps, which we thought would be a very good scenic route. We were correct, this route went through the mountains followed by valleys and miles of beuatiful views. Unfortunately, there were no spots where we could […]

Day 17 – Zurich to Paris, the most beautiful ride

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August 17, 2012 The drive from Zürich to Paris was one of the most beautiful rides. Again!, the perfect weather 17 days in a row. First the drive from Zürich to Geneva where we detoured briefly into a small town north of Geneva then drove towards Geneva. Just before approaching Geneva we decided to change […]

Day 2 – Paris and the picture perfect day

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The day could have been better.  The second day was full of activities. We visited Orsey Museum and were delighted to see famous works of impressionists. The Louvre museum was equally impressive. The many bridges through put paris give an excellent opportunity to stroll and enjoy the scenes at many different beautiful spots. More on […]

Day 1 – Rickshaw in Paris

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It was most amusing for us to see “Rickshaw” in Paris. Apparently it is one of the common modes of transportation for the tourists  for small distances. We all are very familiar and comfortable with Rickshaws. It was a great relief for us to see rickshaw available at that late night for all of us […]

Day 1 – Midnight in Paris

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The night time visit to Eiffel Tower was an outstanding experience. The climb up the stairs became real challenging but when we got to the summit of the tower, the view was simply breathtaking. what a delight to be at the top of the Eiffle tower at midnight, cool breeze, clear skies and full moon.

Day 1 – Night we Arrived in Paris

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Since we arrived 2 hours earlier than expected we got  very busy right away. We checked-in the hotel, got ready and were already on our walking tour of Paris. What a delight to see all these monuments and the symbols of Paris we grew up seeing only in the Photographs or in the movies.