WEEK 12 - PARIS, FRANCE
Alles Gute zum Geburtstag, Sarah!
After a hectic train ride, we arrived in Paris where we first met our tour guide Julien. He
showed us quickly around the city followed by a delicious meal at a Creperie.
Das ist lecker!
Crepes ist sehr gut!
DAY 2: PARC DE LA VILLETTE
On day two we met up with Thomas and our architect tour guide. After having the morning off, we visiting Parc de la Villete, which is the site
of the old slaughtering area in Paris. This contemporary park is multi-programmed with several different sections and many features.
Ist es sonning! Wir genossen das schön Wetter in Paris!
TO THE LOUVRE!
When we finally made it to the Louvre, we swiftly saw the most famous works and learned great facts about many pieces from Julien.
PARC DES BUTTES CHAUMONT
Next we stopped at Buttes Chaumont, a large park designed by Baron Haussmann. This
public park is often compared to New York City’s Central Park due to its naturalistic style
within the hectic city. The park a popular destination with its man-made lake, cliffs, and even
a waterfall. Once we crossed the bridge and made it to the belvedere of Sybil, we enjoyed
the beautiful view looking back on Paris.
DAY 3: VERSAILLES
At Chateau de Versailles we first toured the palace and were then guided through the vast expanse of Baroque gardens.
Wir waren beeindruckt von den schlöss und die landschaft.
We enjoyed a delicious picnic of
baguettes, cheese, and meats
between the Allee de Versailles.
Keinen besseren Tag.
After lunch we continued our tour of the gardens through Marie Antionette’s own country village.
DAY 4: BIBLIOTHEQUE
Here we finally visited the infamous contemplative space of the
inaccessible forest at Paris’s national library
PARC DE BERCY
After crossing the bridge, we ended up in
Bercy the site of former wine warehouses.
With a similar concept as the NYC Highline, we all enjoyed walking along Paris’s elevated Promenade.
This green connection covers 4.5 km along a former rail line. Scattered with
various parks and gardens, this site features many different atmospheres.
Eins daunen, siebzehn übrig.