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Au Revoir Paris

July 30 2012

So sad that today is our last day in Paris. I really could have used another day or two.

We had breakfast in the hotel. I realized that I was seriously going to miss waking up and having a buffet of bread, cheese, and sweets. I took some bread for the plane. We checked out and began our search for the bus to the airport. We didn’t know if it was going to pick us up exactly where we were dropped off. We would up walking in a circle around the opera house. I saw the bus at the stop and picked up my suitcase and ran like the wind. With one bus an hour I was not missing it. My mom followed me and thankfully we wound up catching the bus. It was extremely crowded and somewhat stuffy. We both felt car sick.

We arrived at CDG and spent the next hour or so going through security. When I was at this airport the previous year they broke my suitcase and I had a 5 hour layover that turned into 7. I was in a part of the airport that was like a mall. There were probably 20 or more stores. That was not the case this time. There were only 2 stores and they were horrible. There were a couple of “cafes.” I spent some of the change I had and bought some macaroons and cookies for my students. My mom did the same (minus the student part). We were bored! We tried to get ourselves upgraded and the people working in the airport didn’t speak enough English to help us. O well. I used the restroom before we got on the plane and apparently my door didn’t lock correctly because a women walked in on me. Hopefully, I’ll never see her again.

We boarded our plane and the seat next to my mom was empty. We were praying it would stay that way. No such luck. A young girl (around my age) took the seat. The lunch/dinner was awful and I tried to entertain myself with movies. The pre-landing snack was actually pretty good for my mother, but not for me. Stupid nasty vegetarian meal. My mom basically had a grilled cheese sandwich. One thing that cracked me up on the plane was the kid diagonal from us stuffed their baby doll in a weird position into the seat pocket (see the picture below). Back to NYC and back to work 😦

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Paris July 2012-Hyatt Hotel

We have stayed in Hyatt hotels all around the world and this definitely was one of the best. The staff were all helpful and friendly. We asked for a quiet room and actually got one! No noise at all. The free chocolates in the room were a nice choice. The bed was extremely comfortable. The room was a great size. The bathroom was quite large with both a shower and tub. There was a walk in closet and lots of outlets. The breakfast was very extensive and delicious. We loved the quiche, breads, and cheeses. The location can’t be beat. It is within walking distance to the bus for the airport and two train stations. It is also close to many great shops and restaurants. Cons: Our toilet barely flushed. It would take 3 times to flush before anything would go down. The internet was very spotty. It only worked for me in the closet. Click here to visit the hotel’s website.
Photos of Park Hyatt Paris - Vendome, Paris
Photos of Park Hyatt Paris - Vendome, Paris
Photos of Park Hyatt Paris - Vendome, Paris

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