From Paris to Prague

It sounds a bit spoiled to contemplate expressing my sadness at leaving Paris with Prague on the horizon, however, as we left the tiny room at The Five Hotel that had become our headquarters for the 4 nights we stayed I was definitely in mourning.  The only consolation was that we were headed for, what … Continue reading From Paris to Prague

Champs-Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, Musée de l’Armée and the Eiffel Tower

We are headed into the belly of the beast today and I’d like to catch up on how I felt at some of the in-betweeny places before getting too far behind.  I truly do not want to short-change any of the sites we attended over the past couple of days but these posts are likely … Continue reading Champs-Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, Musée de l’Armée and the Eiffel Tower

The Louvre

It may not seem that a magnificent museum fits the theme of this blog, however, if taken in the overall context of legacy that long-left-behind bones represent I’d say the Louvre holds its own, tongue in cheek obviously intended.  I’ve imagined walking the halls of this Paris legend since I was a small child regaled … Continue reading The Louvre

Entering the Realm of Death

We boned for the first time yesterday and it was amazing! I don’t know why I have never done it before but am pleased to say I’m no longer a virgin.   The entrance to the Catacombs of Paris is an unassuming door in the wall on the street.  So unassuming, that we walked by it … Continue reading Entering the Realm of Death

Itinerary-ish-type-thing

This blogging thing is harder than I anticipated, especially over the holidays and in the midst of still booking hotels and flights to the places we want to see.  Not gonna lie, we only have ½ the trip booked.  Anyway, I started writing this second blog in turmoil about either going into detail about the … Continue reading Itinerary-ish-type-thing